Baggage Porters and Bellhops

AUTOMATION RISK
CALCULATED
58%
risk level
POLLING
60%
Based on 13 votes
LABOR DEMAND
GROWTH
19.4%
by year 2032
WAGES
$31,510
or $15.15 per hour
Volume
26,520
as of 2022
SUMMARY
JOB SCORE
3.9/10

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Automation risk

58% (Moderate Risk)

Moderate Risk (41-60%): Occupations with a moderate risk of automation usually involve routine tasks but still require some human judgment and interaction.

More information on what this score is, and how it is calculated is available here.

Some very important qualities of the job are difficult to automate:

  • Assisting and Caring for Others

User poll

60% chance of full automation within the next two decades

Our visitors have voted they are unsure if this occupation will be automated. This assessment is further supported by the calculated automation risk level, which estimates 58% chance of automation.

What do you think the risk of automation is?

What is the likelihood that Baggage Porters and Bellhops will be replaced by robots or artificial intelligence within the next 20 years?






Growth

Very fast growth relative to other professions

The number of 'Baggage Porters and Bellhops' job openings is expected to rise 19.4% by 2032

Total employment, and estimated job openings

* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2021 and 2031
Updated projections are due 09-2023.

Wages

Very low paid relative to other professions

In 2022, the median annual wage for 'Baggage Porters and Bellhops' was $31,510, or $15 per hour

'Baggage Porters and Bellhops' were paid 32.0% lower than the national median wage, which stood at $46,310

Wages over time

* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

Volume

Lower range of job opportunities compared to other professions

As of 2022 there were 26,520 people employed as 'Baggage Porters and Bellhops' within the United States.

This represents around < 0.001% of the employed workforce across the country

Put another way, around 1 in 5 thousand people are employed as 'Baggage Porters and Bellhops'.

Job description

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

SOC Code: 39-6011.00

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