How to become a Porter - Hotel/Motel

Porters carry luggage for guests in hotels and motels, and for passengers in transport terminals. They also show guests to their rooms, berths or cabins, and provide other guest services.

Avg. weekly wage:

$850

Future growth:

slight growth

Employment by state:

ACT 1.2%

NSW 39.1%

NT 2.1%

QLD 18.9%

SA 6.5%

TAS 0.6%

VIC 18.9%

WA 12.6%

Hours worked:

35.7

Unemployment:

average

Gender split:

Proportion of male workers 27.8%

Proportion of female workers 72.3%

Education level:

Proportion of workers who have not completed Year 10: 0%

Proportion of workers who have not completed Year 12: 0%

Proportion of workers whose highest qualification is secondary school: 25.8%

Proportion of workers whose highest qualification is a Certificate 3 or 4: 0%

Proportion of workers whose highest qualification is a Diploma or Advanced Diploma: 30.3%

Proportion of workers whose highest qualification is a Bachelor degree: 43.9%

Proportion of workers whose highest qualification is a Postgraduate Diploma or Graduate Certificate: 0%

Age bracket:

Proprortion of workers aged below 35 years: 53%

Proportion of workers aged above 35 years: 46.4%

*The data above is sourced from the Department of Employment’s Job Outlook website.




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