The average hourly pay for a Porter is $10.98.
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$9 - $16
$32 - $3,649
$200 - $9,300
$25 - $1,800
$18,569 - $35,501
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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 …Read more
- 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.
The top respondents for the job title Porter are from the companies Burger King Corporation, AutoNation, Inc. and Culver's. Reported salaries are highest at AutoNation, Inc. where the average pay is $12.04. Burger King Corporation pays the lowest at around $8.53.
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Pay by Experience Level for Porter
An entry-level Porter with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $10.23 based on 168 salaries. An early career Porter with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $10.87 based on 951 salaries. A mid-career Porter with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $12.05 based on 226 salaries. An experienced Porter with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $12.75 based on 152 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $14.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Porter in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 39.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Las Vegas, Nevada (11.7% more) and Los Angeles, California (7.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (5.5% less).
Years of Experience
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