Baggage Checker

Receive and return baggage at the motorbuses or airline terminals.
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Salary Range
$16,000 – $39,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Baggage Checkers do?

Receives and returns baggage to passengers at motorbus or airline terminals: Prepares and attaches baggage claim checks. Stacks baggage on specified carts or conveyors. Returns baggage to patrons on receipt of claim check. May receive, weigh, and bill parcels for express shipment by bus. May weigh baggage and collect excess weight charge. May complete baggage insurance forms, determine rate from schedule and collect charge from customer.

Should I be a Baggage Checker?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.

  • Also known as: Cab Worker, Call Worker, Luggage Checker

    How to become a Baggage Checker

    Most Baggage Checkers have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Bachelor's degree to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9nabbb&chl=no+college+%2878%25%29|certificate+%2817%25%29||bachelor%27s+%282%25%29|master%27s+%282%25%29|doctorate+%282%25%29&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,78,78
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