Couriers and Messengers

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    Courier Driver Part Time, 2-3 days per week, 4-6 hour shifts. Employer supplies vehicle, fuel and all insurances. No Weekends. Employer completes Driving Record, Credit & Background checks upon ...

  • Driver Resources Coordinator - Crossroads Courier - Phoenix, AZ

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What Couriers and messengers Do

Pick up and deliver messages, documents, packages, and other items between offices or departments within an establishment or directly to other business concerns, traveling by foot, bicycle, motorcycle, automobile, or public conveyance. Excludes Light Truck Drivers.


Courier and messenger Salaries

  • 2020 employment: 142,200
  • May 2021 median annual wage: $33,050

Job Outlook for Couriers and messengers

Projected employment change, 2020-30:

  • Number of new jobs: -11,700
  • Growth rate: -8 percent (Decline)

How to Become a Courier or messenger

Education and training:

  • Typical entry-level education: High school diploma or equivalent
  • Work experience in a related occupation: None
  • Typical on-the-job training: Short-term on-the-job training

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*Some content used by permission of the Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor.

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