Porter Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 19, 2020
$24,000
$21,000
Min 10%
$24,000
Median 50%
$28,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Central Texas Refuse
Highest Paying City
Seattle, WA
Highest Paying State
Washington
Average Experience Level
1.9 years
How much does a porter make?
The national average salary for a Porter in the U.S. is $25,007 annually or $12.02 hourly. There is a huge gap between the top 10 percent earners and the bottom 10 percent earners -- about 7,000. The top 10 percent earn over $28,000, while the bottom 10 percent make less than $21,000 annually. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Porters are Hospitality companies and Retail companies. The top 5 states when it comes to Porter salaries are Washington, Vermont, Massachusetts, California, and Hawaii. Most Porters spend 1.9 years in the position.
Annual Salaries For Related Jobs
Day Porter
$24,477
Lot Porter
$26,991
Cleaner
$22,397

Average Porter Salary By Location

Across America, Porters make on average $25,007 annually or $12.02 hourly. The top city when it comes to Porter salaries is Seattle, WA at $31,582 per year. The average entry-level salary in Seattle, WA is $23,000. Washington, Vermont, Massachusetts, California, and Hawaii are the states with the highest payscale for Porters. New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Florida have the lowest Porter salaries.

Map of Porter Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Porters earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary:

Average Porter Salary By Company

Porters report their job security as good. Just as in every field, some employers pay higher wages than others. Hospitality companies and Retail companies have the most job opportunities for Porters. Central Texas Refuse and CareOne Management are the highest paying companies. If you can find a job at a company like Morgan Properties or Hendrick Automotive Group, they also offer very competitive salaries to their Porters.

Average Porter Pay By Industry

Wages for Porters can differ based on the industry they work in. By looking at our data, we can see that Transportation companies, Automotive companies, and Retail companies pay their Porters well. Salaries for Porters in Transportation companies average $25,713 annually, while Automotive companies and Retail companies pay $25,435 and $25,271, respectively. At $24,603, the average salary for Porters in the Hospitality industry is lower than other industries.
Industry
Average Salary
Transportation
Transportation
$25,713
$26k
Automotive
Automotive
$25,435
$25k
Retail
Retail
$25,271
$25k
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$25,014
$25k
Professional
Professional
$24,912
$25k
Media
Media
$24,632
$25k
Hospitality
Hospitality
$24,603
$25k

Porter Salary History

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Porter Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a Porter can range from $20,019 to $43,443 depending on the amount of work experience that the person has. Data on how experience level affects salary is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

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