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$8.94 - $15.08
MEDIAN: $10.94

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Hourly Data $0$22
Hourly Rate $8.94 - $15.08
Overtime $16.61
Annual Data $0$31K
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).
$18,594 - $31,409
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Sep 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 18

How much does a Porter make in Houston, TX?

The average hourly rate for a Porter in Houston is $10.94 per hour. This is 2% above the national average for a Porter which is $10.74 per hour. Wages for a Porter in Houston range from $8.
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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 might also perform some basic maintenance duties such as changing light bulbs and fixing doors and windows.


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.

About Houston, Texas

Harris County, Texas
1,149,686 (50.0%)
1,148,942 (50.0%)
Houston (/ˈhjuːstən/ HYOO-stən) is the most populous city in Texas and the fourth-most populous city in the United States, located in Southeast Texas near the Gulf of Mexico. With a census-estimated 2014 population of 2.239 million within a land area of 599.6 square miles (1,553 km2), it also is the largest city in the Southern United States, as well as the seat of Harris County. It is the principal city of Houston–The Woodlands–Sugar Land, which is the fifth-most populated metropolitan area in the United States. Houston was founded on August 28, 1836, near the banks of Buffalo Bayou (now known as Allen's Landing) and incorporated as a city on June 5, 1837. The city was named after former General Sam Houston, who was president of the Republic of Texas and had commanded and won at the Battle of San Jacinto 25 miles (40 km) east of where the city was established. The burgeoning port and railroad...

Porter Job Listings

Key Stats for Porter

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 60%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
vision benefits
Vision: 40%
no benefits
None: 40%