Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Baggage Handler make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

$48,536 / yrTotal Pay
$30,706 / yrBase Pay
$17,830 / yrAdditional Pay

$48,536

 / yr
$23K$361K
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The estimated total pay for a Baggage Handler is $48,536 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $30,706 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $17,830 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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Delta Air Lines
4.3

Delta Air Lines

Baggage Handler - Hourly

$16

 /hr
Range: $11 - $18

$11

$18

$11 - $18 Range

DGS
3.3

DGS

Baggage Handler - Hourly

$14

 /hr
Range: $10 - $16

$10

$16

$10 - $16 Range

Delta Air Lines
4.3

Delta Air Lines

Baggage Handler - Hourly

$17

 /hr
Range: $13 - $31

$13

$31

$13 - $31 Range

GAT Airline Ground Support
3.8

GAT Airline Ground Support

Baggage Handler - Hourly

$12

 /hr
Range: $9 - $16

$9

$16

$9 - $16 Range

Menzies Aviation
3.3

Menzies Aviation

Baggage Handler - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $11 - $17

$11

$17

$11 - $17 Range

Prospect Airport Services Inc
2.6

Prospect Airport Services Inc

Baggage Handler - Hourly

$11

 /hr
Range: $9 - $16

$9

$16

$9 - $16 Range

Delta Air Lines
4.3

Delta Air Lines

Baggage Handler - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $14 - $17

$14

$17

$14 - $17 Range

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SkyWest Airlines
3.7

SkyWest Airlines

Baggage Handler

$29,321

 /yr
Range: $28K - $30K

$28K

$30K

$28,193 - $30,448 Range

McGee Air Services
2.8

McGee Air Services

Baggage Handler - Hourly

$18

 /hr
Range: $16 - $21

$16

$21

$16 - $21 Range

Swissport
3.0

Swissport

Baggage Handler - Hourly

$16

 /hr
Range: $11 - $20

$11

$20

$11 - $20 Range

G2 Secure Staff
3.1

G2 Secure Staff

Baggage Handler - Hourly

$12

 /hr
Range: $10 - $18

$10

$18

$10 - $18 Range

Amtrak
3.8

Amtrak

Baggage Handler - Hourly

$24

 /hr
Range: $16 - $29

$16

$29

$16 - $29 Range

Unifi
2.7

Unifi

Baggage Handler - Hourly

$12

$16

$12 - $16 Range

American Airlines
3.8

American Airlines

Baggage Handler

$47,822

 /yr
Range: $33K - $100K

$33K

$100K

$33,369 - $100,282 Range

Piedmont Airlines
3.2

Piedmont Airlines

Baggage Handler

$28,193

 /yr
Range: $27K - $29K

$27K

$29K

$27,065 - $29,321 Range

PrimeFlight
3.0

PrimeFlight

Baggage Handler - Hourly

$13

 /hr
Range: $10 - $16

$10

$16

$10 - $16 Range

American Airlines
3.8

American Airlines

Baggage Handler - Hourly

$12

 /hr
Range: $11 - $18

$11

$18

$11 - $18 Range

Southwest Airlines
4.2

Southwest Airlines

Baggage Handler - Hourly

$16

 /hr
Range: $12 - $38

$12

$38

$12 - $38 Range

ABM Industries
3.1

ABM Industries

Baggage Handler - Hourly

$16

$19

$16 - $19 Range

Prospect Airport Services Inc
2.6

Prospect Airport Services Inc

Baggage Handler - Hourly

$9

$14

$9 - $14 Range

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$17

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8 days ago by a Ramp Agent with 1 to 3 years of experience

$11

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8 days ago by a Ramp Agent with 1 to 3 years of experience

$20

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8 days ago by a Ramp Agent with less than one year of experience

$13

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$16

/hrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Fleet Service Agent with 1 to 3 years of experience

$40,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

9 days ago by a Passenger Service Agent with 1 to 3 years of experience

$16

/hrAvg Base Salary

9 days ago by a Line Service Technician with 4 to 6 years of experience

$18

/hrAvg Base Salary

9 days ago by a Ramp Service Agent with less than one year of experience

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Frequently asked questions about a Baggage Handler salaries

The national average salary for a Baggage Handler is $27,500 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Baggage Handler salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 159 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Baggage Handler employees.

The highest salary for a Baggage Handler in United States is $35,855 per year.

The lowest salary for a Baggage Handler in United States is $21,092 per year.

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