Baggage Porters and Bellhops

General Information

Description

Handle baggage for travelers at transportation terminals or for guests at hotels or similar establishments.

Workplace at a Glance

What you can expect to experience while on the job

  • Responsibility
  • Exposure to job hazards
  • Physical activity
  • Decision making
  • Repetitiveness
  • Level of competition
  • Time pressure

Industry areas

  • Traveler Accommodation
  • Support Activities for Air Transportation
  • Other Personal Services
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Salary

Average Salary

Salary

$24,210

State-by-state Salary

Gray states indicate no data available

$29,140
$17,970
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Education

Most Common Education Levels

People in this career achieve this level of education.

  • High school 41%
  • Less than high school 41%
  • Some college 9%
  • Post-secondary certificate 7%
  • Master's degree 0%
  • Doctoral degree 0%
  • Bachelor's degree 0%
  • Associate's degree 0%
  • Post baccalaureate 0%
  • Post-doctoral training 0%
  • Post-master's certificate 0%
  • First professional degree 0%

Knowledge

  • Customer and Personal Service
  • Public Safety and Security
  • English Language
  • Transportation
  • Psychology

Skills at a Glance

Skills helpful in this career

  • Verbal skills
  • Critical thinking & problem solving
  • Equipment operation & maintenance
  • Math & science skills
  • Technology design & control
  • Leadership
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