The average hourly pay for an Experienced Ramp Agent is $18.65.
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Job Description for Ramp Agent
A ramp agent is primarily responsible for handling aircraft baggage, as well as loading and unloading luggage onto an airplane and guiding aircraft to and from their gates. While this person is sometimes referred to as a “baggage handler,” the responsibilities and duties certainly extend beyond luggage. A ramp agent is generally required to have a high school diploma (or equivalent), and advanced degrees are not necessarily required. This person must typically be over the age of eighteen and abl…Read more
Ramp Agent Tasks
- Load and unload arriving and departing aircraft cargo, baggage and mail.
- Clean station facilities.
- Perform water, lavatory and other cabin service and cleaning.
- Park arriving and departing aircrafts.
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Pay by Experience Level for Ramp Agent
An entry-level Ramp Agent with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $11.93 based on 118 salaries. An early career Ramp Agent with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $12.38 based on 409 salaries. A mid-career Ramp Agent with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.16 based on 74 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $26.
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Employees with Ramp Agent in their job title in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania earn an average of 26.5% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in New York, New York (12.8% less), Atlanta, Georgia (6.2% less) and Los Angeles, California (6.2% less).
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