|Salary||$14,932 - $43,278|
|Bonus||$19.87 - $1,975|
|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).)
|$18,422 - $34,419|
|Hourly Rate||$8.73 - $15.24|
|Hourly Tips||$0.00 - $1.10|
|Overtime||$11.98 - $20.97|
|Bonus||$19.87 - $1,975|
|Total Pay (||$18,422 - $34,419|
Job Description for Porter
A porter performs basic cleaning and maintenance duties for their organization. They are typically employed by companies that have grounds that need to be maintained; this includes apartment complexes, retirement communities, country clubs, golf courses, and airports, among others. A porter generally perform janitorial duties, as well as helps solve some maintenance-related problems. They are expected to maintain the area under their supervision, keeping it clean of trash and other debris. They might also perform some basic maintenance duties such as changing light bulbs and fixing doors and windows.Read More...
A porter may also be responsible for ensuring cleaning and maintenance equipment is organized and safely stored. They must maintain safe and clean areas and report any safety concerns or violations as soon as possible. Other tasks performed by porters may include landscaping duties such as mowing grass and watering plants, as well as interacting with residents, customers, and fellow employees. Porters almost always work outdoors and in a variety of weather conditions.
A high school diploma or equivalent is usually the minimum educational requirement for this position. Most porter jobs also require some experience in a similar position as well. Porters are expected to work with a multitude of cleaning and grounds maintenance equipment, and they may also need some knowledge of tools and machinery used by a particular organization.
- 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.
Common Career Paths for Porter
Porters do not often transition into Automobile Service Advisor roles. The role averages $40K per year. Porters most often move into positions as Maintenance Technicians or Auto Mechanics; those groups report median salaries that are $15K higher and $15K higher, respectively.
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Pay by Experience Level for Porter
Pay by Experience for a Porter has a positive trend. An entry-level Porter with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $23,000 based on 701 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Porter with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $27,000 based on 127 salaries. An experienced Porter which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $27,000 based on 70 salaries. A Porter with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $27,000 based on 22 salaries.
Pay Difference by Location
For Porters, working in the bustling city of San Francisco has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Porters will also find cushy salaries in Jacksonville (+38 percent), New York (+34 percent), Las Vegas (+21 percent), and Atlanta (+11 percent). Miami is the lowest-paying area, 15 percent south of the national average. Employers also pay below the national average in San Antonio (8 percent lower) and Orlando (6 percent lower).
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