The average wage for a Porter is $9.77 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.
Porter Total Pay (?
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$19,033 - $35,285
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MEDIAN: $27,499
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Porter Total Pay (?
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$7.80 - $14.87
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MEDIAN: $9.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$12K$24K$36K
Salary
$19,033 - $35,285  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $512  
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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$16,395 - $32,488  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 17 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 384
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$7.80 - $14.87  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $14.28  
Overtime
$7.88 - $23.29  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.00 - $512  
   
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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$16,395 - $32,488  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 17 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 384
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Job Description for Porter
  • Provide customers with directions and information on attractions in the surrounding area.
  • Move luggage to and from customer’s room and vehicle.
  • Greet customers, guide them to check-in or their room and explain amenities and services.
  • Bring room service orders to customers and ensure customer needs are met.
Pay by Experience Level for Porter
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
up arrow 41%
Las Vegas
up arrow 33%
Dallas
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National Average
$21,000
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Experience Affects Porter Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 32%
Mid-Career
up arrow 20%
Late-Career
up arrow 8%
National Average
$21,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 3%

Skills That Affect Porter Salaries

Maintenance
up arrow 3%
National Average
$21,000
Cleaning
up arrow 1%
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 51 votes.
Gender
Female
12%
female alumni
 
Male
88%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
63%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
4%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 47% dental benefits Dental: 38%
vision benefits Vision: 27% employee benefits None: 51%
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