Baggage Porters and Bellhops

Prospects: Favorable

*According to projected annual openings and year-over-year growth

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

Current openings

Bell Staff 4
Bellperson 6
Luggage Attendant 5
Redcap 5
Skycap 1

Number of positions

2012: 3,640    2014: 3,810

Annual job postings

New: 80    Replacement: 80
(Total: 160)   

Salaries in NYC

Starting at:
Up to:

Educational requirements

Minimum education:
High school diploma or equivalent

Work experience:

On-the-job training:
Short-term on-the-job training

Education level achieved by workers


Sources: New York State Department of Labor, U.S. Department of Labor.