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Occupational Employment and Wage Statistics
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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2020

39-6011 Baggage Porters and Bellhops

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


National estimates for Baggage Porters and Bellhops
Industry profile for Baggage Porters and Bellhops
Geographic profile for Baggage Porters and Bellhops

National estimates for Baggage Porters and Bellhops:

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for Baggage Porters and Bellhops:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
28,440 2.6 % $ 13.97 $ 29,060 0.9 %

Percentile wage estimates for Baggage Porters and Bellhops:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $ 9.15 $ 10.58 $ 13.00 $ 15.79 $ 19.59
Annual Wage (2) $ 19,020 $ 22,000 $ 27,050 $ 32,850 $ 40,750


Industry profile for Baggage Porters and Bellhops:

Industries with the highest published employment and wages for Baggage Porters and Bellhops are provided. For a list of all industries with employment in Baggage Porters and Bellhops, see the Create Customized Tables function.

Industries with the highest levels of employment in Baggage Porters and Bellhops:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Traveler Accommodation 15,950 1.05 $ 14.14 $ 29,400
Support Activities for Air Transportation 4,930 2.38 $ 13.76 $ 28,620
Real Estate 1,490 0.09 $ 14.80 $ 30,770
Other Personal Services 940 0.32 $ 14.42 $ 29,990
Management of Companies and Enterprises 730 0.03 $ 10.61 $ 22,060

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in Baggage Porters and Bellhops:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Support Activities for Air Transportation 4,930 2.38 $ 13.76 $ 28,620
Traveler Accommodation 15,950 1.05 $ 14.14 $ 29,400
Gambling Industries 550 0.32 $ 12.60 $ 26,200
Other Personal Services 940 0.32 $ 14.42 $ 29,990
Travel Arrangement and Reservation Services 270 0.15 $ 14.90 $ 30,980

Top paying industries for Baggage Porters and Bellhops:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Civic and Social Organizations 80 0.03 $ 18.50 $ 38,480
Rail Transportation (8) (8) $ 17.99 $ 37,420
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OEWS Designation) 300 0.01 $ 17.77 $ 36,960
Nonscheduled Air Transportation 50 0.12 $ 15.95 $ 33,170
Travel Arrangement and Reservation Services 270 0.15 $ 14.90 $ 30,980


Geographic profile for Baggage Porters and Bellhops:

States and areas with the highest published employment, location quotients, and wages for Baggage Porters and Bellhops are provided. For a list of all areas with employment in Baggage Porters and Bellhops, see the Create Customized Tables function.





States with the highest employment level in Baggage Porters and Bellhops:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Florida 3,820 0.45 2.21 $ 12.01 $ 24,970
California 3,770 0.23 1.12 $ 16.79 $ 34,930
New York 2,410 0.28 1.36 $ 18.33 $ 38,120
Nevada 1,580 1.27 6.19 $ 13.45 $ 27,980
Texas 1,440 0.12 0.58 $ 11.90 $ 24,750




States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in Baggage Porters and Bellhops:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Hawaii 1,040 1.82 8.90 $ 16.54 $ 34,410
Nevada 1,580 1.27 6.19 $ 13.45 $ 27,980
District of Columbia 620 0.91 4.43 $ 18.19 $ 37,830
Florida 3,820 0.45 2.21 $ 12.01 $ 24,970
Colorado 830 0.32 1.57 $ 13.08 $ 27,200




Top paying states for Baggage Porters and Bellhops:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New York 2,410 0.28 1.36 $ 18.33 $ 38,120
District of Columbia 620 0.91 4.43 $ 18.19 $ 37,830
California 3,770 0.23 1.12 $ 16.79 $ 34,930
Hawaii 1,040 1.82 8.90 $ 16.54 $ 34,410
Washington 520 0.16 0.79 $ 16.44 $ 34,190





Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in Baggage Porters and Bellhops:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 2,470 0.28 1.37 $ 17.74 $ 36,910
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL 1,750 1.47 7.17 $ 11.36 $ 23,620
Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV 1,520 1.68 8.23 $ 13.58 $ 28,240
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 1,480 0.25 1.24 $ 16.72 $ 34,780
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 1,320 0.44 2.13 $ 16.26 $ 33,820
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL 1,190 0.48 2.33 $ 12.46 $ 25,910
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 1,120 0.26 1.25 $ 13.01 $ 27,060
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 720 0.31 1.51 $ 16.73 $ 34,810
Urban Honolulu, HI 610 1.48 7.22 $ 16.97 $ 35,300
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 540 0.26 1.26 $ 14.32 $ 29,780




Metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in Baggage Porters and Bellhops:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI 260 3.89 19.00 $ 14.67 $ 30,510
Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV 1,520 1.68 8.23 $ 13.58 $ 28,240
Urban Honolulu, HI 610 1.48 7.22 $ 16.97 $ 35,300
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL 1,750 1.47 7.17 $ 11.36 $ 23,620
Napa, CA 70 1.01 4.92 $ 14.74 $ 30,670
Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ 110 1.00 4.87 $ 12.67 $ 26,350
Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC 140 0.89 4.33 $ 10.64 $ 22,130
Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS 110 0.80 3.92 $ 11.71 $ 24,350
Charleston-North Charleston, SC 260 0.75 3.69 $ 9.58 $ 19,920
Savannah, GA 90 0.54 2.66 $ 11.62 $ 24,160




Top paying metropolitan areas for Baggage Porters and Bellhops:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
San Diego-Carlsbad, CA 490 0.35 1.70 $ 18.00 $ 37,440
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 2,470 0.28 1.37 $ 17.74 $ 36,910
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 290 0.26 1.26 $ 17.37 $ 36,140
Santa Rosa, CA 70 0.37 1.80 $ 17.21 $ 35,790
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 380 0.19 0.95 $ 17.01 $ 35,390
Urban Honolulu, HI 610 1.48 7.22 $ 16.97 $ 35,300
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 720 0.31 1.51 $ 16.73 $ 34,810
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 1,480 0.25 1.24 $ 16.72 $ 34,780
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 200 0.14 0.66 $ 16.37 $ 34,060
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 540 0.21 1.01 $ 16.30 $ 33,900

Nonmetropolitan areas with the highest employment in Baggage Porters and Bellhops:

Nonmetropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area 190 1.66 8.10 $ 13.91 $ 28,930
Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area 170 1.87 9.13 $ 17.85 $ 37,140
Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area 70 0.93 4.55 $ 22.51 $ 46,830
Northwest Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area 60 0.50 2.47 $ 11.71 $ 24,350
South Florida nonmetropolitan area 50 0.64 3.12 $ 11.86 $ 24,660

Nonmetropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in Baggage Porters and Bellhops:

Nonmetropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area 170 1.87 9.13 $ 17.85 $ 37,140
Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area 190 1.66 8.10 $ 13.91 $ 28,930
Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area 70 0.93 4.55 $ 22.51 $ 46,830
South Florida nonmetropolitan area 50 0.64 3.12 $ 11.86 $ 24,660
Northwest Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area 60 0.50 2.47 $ 11.71 $ 24,350

Top paying nonmetropolitan areas for Baggage Porters and Bellhops:

Nonmetropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area 70 0.93 4.55 $ 22.51 $ 46,830
Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area 170 1.87 9.13 $ 17.85 $ 37,140
North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area 30 0.31 1.53 $ 14.45 $ 30,050
Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area 190 1.66 8.10 $ 13.91 $ 28,930
Northern Vermont nonmetropolitan area (8) (8) (8) $ 12.74 $ 26,500


About May 2020 National, State, Metropolitan, and Nonmetropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

These estimates are calculated with data collected from employers in all industry sectors, all metropolitan and nonmetropolitan areas, and all states and the District of Columbia. The top employment and wage figures are provided above. The complete list is available in the downloadable XLS files.

The percentile wage estimate is the value of a wage below which a certain percent of workers fall. The median wage is the 50th percentile wage estimate—50 percent of workers earn less than the median and 50 percent of workers earn more than the median. More about percentile wages.


(1) Estimates for detailed occupations do not sum to the totals because the totals include occupations not shown separately. Estimates do not include self-employed workers.

(2) Annual wages have been calculated by multiplying the hourly mean wage by a "year-round, full-time" hours figure of 2,080 hours; for those occupations where there is not an hourly wage published, the annual wage has been directly calculated from the reported survey data.

(3) The relative standard error (RSE) is a measure of the reliability of a survey statistic. The smaller the relative standard error, the more precise the estimate.

(8) Estimate not released.

(9) The location quotient is the ratio of the area concentration of occupational employment to the national average concentration. A location quotient greater than one indicates the occupation has a higher share of employment than average, and a location quotient less than one indicates the occupation is less prevalent in the area than average.


Other OEWS estimates and related information:

May 2020 National Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2020 State Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2020 Metropolitan and Nonmetropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2020 National Industry-Specific Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2020 Occupation Profiles

Technical Notes

 

Last Modified Date: March 31, 2021