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Baggage Porters and Bellhops
(SOC Code : 39-6011)
in San Diego County

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

Employers usually expect an employee in this occupation to be able to do the job after Short-term on-the-job training .

San Diego County is the same as San Diego-Carlsbad MSA.
Occupational Wages[Top]
AreaYearPeriodHourly MeanHourly by Percentile
25thMedian75th
San Diego-Carlsbad MSA20201st Qtr$17.17$12.13$13.06$15.86

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Occupational Projections of Employment (also called "Outlook" or "Demand")[Top]
 AreaEstimated Year-Projected YearEmploymentEmployment ChangeAnnual Avg Openings
EstimatedProjectedNumberPercent
San Diego County 2016 - 202666080014021.2113

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Industries Employing This Occupation (click on Industry Title to View Employers List)[Top]
Industry Title
Number of Employers in San Diego County
Percent of Total
Employment for Occupation in State of California
Accommodation 93459.0%
Activities Related to Real Estate 5124.1%
Scheduled Air Transportation 172.6%

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Top Tasks (Specific duties and responsibilities of this job.)
Transfer luggage, trunks, and packages to and from rooms, loading areas, vehicles, or transportation terminals, by hand or using baggage carts.
Greet incoming guests and escort them to their rooms.
Receive and mark baggage by completing and attaching claim checks.
Supply guests or travelers with directions, travel information, and other information such as available services and points of interest.
Assist physically challenged travelers and other guests with special needs.
Transport guests about premises and local areas, or arrange for transportation.
Maintain clean lobbies or entrance areas for travelers or guests.
Deliver messages and room service orders, and run errands for guests.
Act as part of the security team at transportation terminals, hotels, or similar establishments.
Explain the operation of room features such as locks, ventilation systems, and televisions.

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Top Skills used in this Job
Service Orientation - Actively looking for ways to help people.
Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively.
Social Perceptiveness - Being aware of others` reactions and understanding why they react as they do.
Coordination - Adjusting actions in relation to others` actions.
Monitoring - Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
Judgment and Decision Making - Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
Complex Problem Solving - Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.

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Top Abilities (Attributes of the person that influence performance in this job.)
Oral Comprehension - The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

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Top Work Values (Aspects of this job that create satisfaction.)
Relationships - Occupations that satisfy this work value allow employees to provide service to others and work with co-workers in a friendly non-competitive environment.
Support - Occupations that satisfy this work value offer supportive management that stands behind employees.

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Top Interests (The types of activities someone in this job would like.)
Realistic - Realistic occupations frequently involve work activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions. They often deal with plants, animals, and real-world materials like wood, tools, and machinery. Many of the occupations require working outside, and do not involve a lot of paperwork or working closely with others.
Conventional - Conventional occupations frequently involve following set procedures and routines. These occupations can include working with data and details more than with ideas. Usually there is a clear line of authority to follow.

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