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Valet Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$24,000
$20,000
$24,000
$29,000
Did you know that the average valet makes $24,887 per year? That's valued at $11.97 per hour! The range surrounding that average can vary between $20,000 and $29,000, meaning valets have the opportunity to earn more once they move past entry-level roles. Most valets find a job with hospitality and automotive companies, while others work for transportation, hospitality, and professional companies to make more money. Those aren't the only places you can earn a higher paycheck. Alaska, California and Rhode Island are the top states in the U.S. to pay valets the highest salaries.
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Map of Valet Salaries

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

Average Salary

Average Valet Salary By Location

While a valet can average a salary of $24,887 per year, or $11.97 per hour, there are many opportunities for valets to make more. For example, in San Francisco, CA you might make $30,987 per year. Other high-paying locations include Seattle, WA, Portland, OR and Hartford, CT. If you're in an entry-level position, your best bet is to move to San Francisco, CA where the average starting salary is $18,000. The highest paying states for valets include Alaska, California and Rhode Island. Meanwhile, Oklahoma, Georgia, and Tennessee offer the lowest salaries.

City
Average Salary
San Francisco, CA
San Francisco, CA
$30,987
$31k
Seattle, WA
Seattle, WA
$27,545
$28k
Portland, OR
Portland, OR
$26,968
$27k
Hartford, CT
Hartford, CT
$26,919
$27k
Atlantic City, NJ
Atlantic City, NJ
$26,843
$27k
Philadelphia, PA
Philadelphia, PA
$26,717
$27k
Boston, MA
Boston, MA
$26,679
$27k
Minneapolis, MN
Minneapolis, MN
$26,122
$26k
Rockville, MD
Rockville, MD
$25,469
$25k
Buffalo, NY
Buffalo, NY
$25,468
$25k

High Paying Valet Jobs

Average Valet Salary By Company

If you want to get paid the most as a valet, being employed by a company such as Community Health Network or Ken Garff Automotive Group would be a smart choice, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. Additionally, companies like Hendrick Automotive Group and Novant Health also report highly competitive salaries for valets.

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Valet Salary History

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    Average Valet Pay By Industry

    Valet salaries can vary on many factors, including what industry a job is in. In fact, jobs with transportation, hospitality, and professional companies tend to be the highest paying. Furthermore, a valet can make a yearly salary of $31,429 while working for transportation companies. All the while, other valets are making $24,947 at hospitality companies and $24,433 at professional companies. One industry valets may want to avoid is the real estate industry as it offers the lowest average salary at $23,411.

    Industry
    Average Salary
    Transportation
    Transportation
    $31,429
    $31k
    Hospitality
    Hospitality
    $24,947
    $25k
    Professional
    Professional
    $24,433
    $24k
    Real Estate
    Real Estate
    $23,411
    $23k

    Recently Added Valet Salaries

    CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
    Experienced Valet/Concierge-Downtown
    Experienced Valet/Concierge-Downtown
    Ione, WA
    Ione, WA
    10/30/2020
    10/30/2020
    $35,479
    $35,479
    10/30/2020
    Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort
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    Graveyard Bell/Valet Staff
    Graveyard Bell/Valet Staff
    Graveyard Bell/Valet Staff
    Cove, UT
    Cove, UT
    10/29/2020
    10/29/2020
    $24,001
    $24,001
    10/29/2020
    Valet
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    Denver, CO
    Denver, CO
    10/25/2020
    10/25/2020
    $29,218
    $29,218
    10/25/2020
    Vacasa
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    Ski Valet-The Dulany
    Ski Valet-The Dulany
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    Steamboat Springs, CO
    Steamboat Springs, CO
    10/24/2020
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    $31,305
    $31,305
    10/24/2020
    Overnight Valet Porter
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    Seattle, WA
    Seattle, WA
    10/23/2020
    10/23/2020
    $38,610
    $38,610
    10/23/2020
    Overnight Valet Porter-Monaco Seattle
    Overnight Valet Porter-Monaco Seattle
    Seattle, WA
    Seattle, WA
    10/21/2020
    10/21/2020
    $38,610
    $38,610
    10/21/2020
    Valet
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    Santa Fe, NM
    Santa Fe, NM
    10/14/2020
    10/14/2020
    $18,783
    $18,783
    10/14/2020
    Hospitality Parking
    Hospitality Parking
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    Austin, TX
    Austin, TX
    10/14/2020
    10/14/2020
    $25,044
    $25,044
    10/14/2020
    Valet
    Valet
    Charlotte, NC
    Charlotte, NC
    09/25/2020
    09/25/2020
    $33,475
    $33,475
    09/25/2020
    Hospitality Parking
    Hospitality Parking
    Overnight Valet Auditor-Great Opportunity!
    Overnight Valet Auditor-Great Opportunity!
    Overnight Valet Auditor-Great Opportunity!
    Austin, TX
    Austin, TX
    09/23/2020
    09/23/2020
    $25,044
    $25,044
    09/23/2020