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Porter Salary

How Much Does a Porter Make in the United States?

The average base salary for a Porter in the United States a month or $36,100 per year, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Average Porter Base Salary:

What can I earn as a Porter?Your salary is 0 the US national average
$17.36
$17.36
17.36

The average wage for a porter is per hour.

Porters not only earn a basic salary but also get a substantial part of their income from tips. The tip amount varies depending on factors like the type of workplace, location and the level of service they offer.

Annual Mean Wage of Porters by State

[Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics]

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Porter Salary in Major US Cities

Miami

Annual mean wage

$33,640

# of employees

1,850

Projected growth

1,648

New York City

Annual mean wage

47,590

# of employees

3,170

Projected growth

3,370

Chicago

Annual mean wage

$39,260

# of employees

1,210

Projected growth

1,228

Los Angeles

Annual mean wage

$38,970

# of employees

1,720

Projected growth

1,596

[Sources: Bureau of Labor Statistics]

 

High-Paying Cities for Porters

CityAvg SalaryAvg Hourly Wage
NYC, NY47,59022.88
Chicago, IL33,64016.17
Los Angeles, CA38,97018.74
Miami, FL33,64016.17

Average Porter Salary by State

Explore the average Porter salary by state.

StateAvg. Salary
Alabama32,292
Alaska32,220
Arizona36,410
Arkansas30,623
California39,640
Colorado0
Connecticut36,185
Delaware0
Florida32,460
Georgia28,190
Hawaii39,830
Idaho25,357
Illinois39,010
Indiana32,120
Iowa28,850
Kansas0
Kentucky41,000
Louisiana27,080
Maine0
Maryland35,200
Massachusetts39,430
Michigan31,480
Minnesota32,450
Mississippi23,940
Missouri33,980
Montana0
Nebraska0
Nevada32,860
New Hampshire29,910
New Jersey35,460
New Mexico32,930
New York47,620
North Carolina27,810
North Dakota0
Ohio27,310
Oklahoma23,820
Oregon36,520
Pennsylvania32,710
Rhode Island32,910
South Carolina24,950
South Dakota28,040
Tennessee29,850
Texas29,460
Utah34,450
Vermont33,180
Virginia33,880
Washington39,610
West Virginia24,270
Wisconsin31,340
Wyoming35,640
District of Columbia$39,900

How Much Do Similar Careers to a Porter Get Paid?

Porters make more than Housekeepers and Valets but less than Concierges.

Job TitleAverage Salary
Housekeeper
Valet
Concierge

Labor Laws and Taxes for Porters

As a Porter, you might find it beneficial to know your state’s minimum wage, tip credits, overtime pay and leave policies.

Check out the guides below or view more labor laws:

To easily calculate federal, state and local taxes in your state, use our free Paycheck Calculator.

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