Baggage Porters and Bellhops

General Information

Description

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

Business Breakdown

People in this career work in these sectors.

  1. Private, for profit92.04%
  2. Private, not for profit3.53%
  3. State and local government2.70%
  4. Self-employed0.99%
  5. Federal government0.69%

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

$36,690

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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