Baggage porters, bellhops, & concierges

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Total Workforce

94.3k

Average Age

42.2

Estimated Job Growth

8.2%

10-year projection

Average Salary

$31,469

Average Male Salary

$33,316

Average Female Salary

$25,570

About

Baggage porters, bellhops, & concierges are most often employed by the Traveler accommodation industry. The average yearly wage for Baggage porters, bellhops, & concierges was $31,469 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Baggage porters, bellhops, & concierges by wage are Woodworking machine setters, operators, & tenders, except sawing, Office clerks, general, and Phlebotomists.

The top 3 locations that employ the most Baggage porters, bellhops, & concierges are Paradise (Northwest) & Winchester PUMA, NV, Ridgewood, Glendale & Middle Village PUMA, NY, and Co-op City, Pelham Bay & Schuylerville PUMA, NY. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Baggage porters, bellhops, & concierges are Co-op City, Pelham Bay & Schuylerville PUMA, NY, Paradise (Northwest) & Winchester PUMA, NV, and Pelham Parkway, Morris Park & Laconia PUMA, NY.

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Baggage porters, bellhops, & concierges and on wages and locations for those in the field. Traveler accommodation is the industry that employs the most Baggage porters, bellhops, & concierges, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Baggage porters, bellhops, & concierges, by average wage, is Hospitals. Baggage porters, bellhops, & concierges are paid most in Ridgewood, Glendale & Middle Village PUMA, NY but are relatively concentrated in Co-op City, Pelham Bay & Schuylerville PUMA, NY.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$31,469

AVERAGE SALARY

± $2,116

In 2017, Baggage porters, bellhops, & concierges earned an average of $31,469, $20,596 less than than the average national salary of $52,065.

Woodworking machine setters, operators, & tenders, except sawing make somewhat more than Baggage porters, bellhops, & concierges while Phlebotomists make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Baggage porters, bellhops, & concierges as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.298

WAGE GINI

In 2017, Baggage porters, bellhops, & concierges had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.298, which is lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Baggage porters, bellhops, & concierges (shown in red) than for the overall labor force (shown in gray).

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Wage by Location

This map shows the Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States shaded by average annual wage for Baggage porters, bellhops, & concierges.

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Spatial Concentration

This map displays which Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States have a relatively high population of Baggage porters, bellhops, & concierges.

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Industries

Most Common

The most common industries employing Baggage porters, bellhops, & concierges, by number of employees, are Traveler accommodation, Real estate, and Air transportation.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries for Baggage porters, bellhops, & concierges, by average wage, are Hospitals, Real estate, and Air transportation.

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Industries by Share

94.3k

2017 Workforce

± 7,537

3.99%

1 YEAR GROWTH

± 11%

The number of people employed as Baggage porters, bellhops, & concierges has been growing at a rate of 3.99%, from 90,695 people in 2016 to 94,314 people in 2017.

This graphic shows the share of Baggage porters, bellhops, & concierges employed by various industries. Traveler accommodation employs the largest share of Baggage porters, bellhops, & concierges at  30.4%, followed by Real estate with 26% and Air transportation with 10.9%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Baggage porters, bellhops, & concierges in the US. The average age of male Baggage porters, bellhops, & concierges in the workforce is 42.1 and of female Baggage porters, bellhops, & concierges is 42.4, and the most common race/ethnicity for Baggage porters, bellhops, & concierges is White.

Gender Composition

71.8k

MALE WORKFORCE

± 6,578

22.5k

FEMALE WORKFORCE

± 3,682

76.2% of Baggage porters, bellhops, & concierges are Male, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender breakdown of Baggage porters, bellhops, & concierges.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Baggage porters, bellhops, & concierges

  1. White

  2. Black

  3. Other

48.8% of Baggage porters, bellhops, & concierges are White, making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 28% of Baggage porters, bellhops, & concierges, Black is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Baggage porters, bellhops, & concierges.

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Age by Gender

42.1

AVERAGE MALE AGE

± 1.37

42.4

AVERAGE FEMALE AGE

± 2.75

The median age of Baggage porters, bellhops, & concierges is 42.2, and Male employees are generally 0.35 years younger than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Baggage porters, bellhops, & concierges from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Baggage porters, bellhops, & concierges is Business but a relatively high number of Baggage porters, bellhops, & concierges hold a major in Interdisciplinary Studies.

Majors

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Skills

Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Baggage porters, bellhops, & concierges from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Baggage porters, bellhops, & concierges need many skills, but most especially Service Orientation, Active Listening, and Speaking. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Baggage porters, bellhops, & concierges need more than the average amount of Service Orientation, Social Perceptiveness, and Active Listening.

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Growth Projections

Projections on wages and job growth for Baggage porters, bellhops, & concierges from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The ten-year national workforce is projected to grow 7.4%, but Baggage porters, bellhops, & concierges are expected to see a growth of 8.2% over the same period. This occupation is expected to grow higher than the national average.

Job Growth

8.2%

ESTIMATED GROWTH

7.4%

NATIONAL AVERAGE

This line chart shows the 10-year projected employment growth (from 2016 to 2026) for Baggage porters, bellhops, & concierges. This profession is expected to grow faster than 7.4%, the average rate of national job growth.

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