A Bellman earns an average wage of $9.63 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this career.

$12,365 - $58,175
$12K
$36K
$58K
MEDIAN: $36,077
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50%
90%

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$7.31 - $13.91
$7
$9
$14
MEDIAN: $9.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$12,365 - $58,175  
   
Bonus
$225.00  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$18,019 - $39,325  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 13
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$7$14$21
Hourly Rate
$7.31 - $13.91  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.38 - $7.63  
Overtime
$13.47  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Bonus
$225.00  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$18,019 - $39,325  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 89

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Job Description for Bellman

Bellmen generally work for big hotels and vacation resorts and are responsible for warmly greeting and welcoming guests and escorting arriving and departing guests in a friendly and courteous manner.

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Bellman Tasks

  • Greet customers, guide them to check-in or their room and explain amenities and services.
  • Move luggage to and from customer's room and vehicle.
  • Bring room service orders to customers and ensure customer needs are met.
  • Provide customers with directions and information on attractions in the surrounding area.

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Pay by Experience Level for Bellman

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Bellman Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Bellman in Boston:
"Don't blame the guest if you don't like your tip."
Don't base your service on how much you think the guest will tip you. Always give the best service you can, even if you think you won't get a tip. Some bellmen I work with won't approach a guest that they think they doesn't "look" like a good tipper. You never can tell who will or won't tip until you help them.

Key Stats for Bellman

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
67%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
6%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Bellman Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 34%

Experienced
up arrow 21%

Late-Career
up arrow 6%

National Average
$25,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
67%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 58%
dental benefits
Dental: 40%
vision benefits
Vision: 38%
dental benefits
None: 40%
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