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Airport Baggage Handler Salary
in Seattle, Washington

$33,810 (USD)

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Last updated: June 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Airport Baggage Handler is $33,810 a year and $16 an hour in Seattle, Washington, United States. The average salary range for an Airport Baggage Handler is between $33,279 and $39,762. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for an Airport Baggage Handler. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Seattle, Washington.

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Job Summary

  • Loads and unloads passenger baggage and containers of airmail, air express, and air cargo shipments from aircraft, making sure luggage and parcels arrive according to the final destination tags on time.
  • Collects, checks against flight lists, sorts, and stacks baggage on specified carts or conveyors to see that they get to the right aircraft.
  • Oversees and/or transfers luggage from the check-in area to the departure area, using trucks, baggage tugs or tractors, conveyors, forklifts, fork trucks, and other baggage and air freight handling equipment in a safe and cautious manner.
Airport Baggage Handler Job Prevalence in Seattle, Washington, United States

Job family: Baggage Porters and Bellhops

Job family population: 42,620

Estimated population of Airport Baggage Handler jobs: 65

Rate of error: 3.1%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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Description: Seattle ( (listen) see-AT-əl) is a seaport city on the West Coast of the United States. It is the seat of King County, Washington. With an estimated 744,955 residents as of 2018, Seattle is the largest city in both the state of Washington and the Pacific Northwest region of North America. According to U.S. Census data released in 2018, the Seattle metropolitan area's population stands at 3.94 million, and ranks as the 15th largest in the United States. In July 2013, it was the fastest-growing major city in the United States and remained in the top 5 in May 2015 with an annual growth rate of 2.1%. In July 2016, Seattle...

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