Baggage Porters and Bellhops (39-6011)

Occupation description:  Handle baggage for travelers at transportation terminals or for guests at hotels or similar establishments.

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Employment and Job Openings   (click here for the 10-year forecast)

  Employment Average annual openings
  2016 estimate2026 projectionPercent change Labor force exitsOccupation transfersTotal
Alaska 186201 8.19 1728
United States 45,10048,800 8.22,200 4,1006,670

Job outlook

  • Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with low employment opportunities. Read more.

2019 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 13.578.9910.37 12.3015.1719.00
Alaska 11.4410.4710.81 11.3611.9112.42
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 11.4110.4710.80 11.3411.8912.33

Labor Force Indicators

2016 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
26991 33.826.8 19.1
2016 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation121
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation2
UI claimants previously working in occupation34
2016 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 145
Number of job position postings 21
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 6.9

Typical Entry-level Education, Experience, and/or On-the-job Training

Education: High school diploma or equivalent Work experience: None On-the-job training: Short-term on-the-job training