Average Porter Hourly Pay

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The average hourly pay for a Porter is $10.98.
MEDIAN $10.98
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Hourly Rate
$9 - $16
$32 - $3,649
Profit Sharing
$200 - $9,300
$25 - $1,800
Total Pay
$18,569 - $35,501

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Job Description for Porter

Porter 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.

Popular Employer Salaries for Porter

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.

Career Paths

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Maintenance Technician
Maintenance Technician, Apartments
Automotive Service Technician / Mechanic
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

Porter Job Listings

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.
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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