Couriers and Messengers

Top 3 Courier Jobs

  • Customer Service Representative - FT - Accurate Courier Services - Cincinnati, OH

    Salary: $15 Accurate Courier Services is a national leader in offering Medical Courier services to the largest health networks in the country. We are rapidly expanding in the Cincinnati area and are ...

  • Courier, Part Time 3 days/week, Low Stress! Great for Retired Person - Denver Area Express, Inc. - Lakewood, CO

    The courier must be able to handle small packages up to 20 pound boxes. Dependable, Safety minded, Courier needed. Our couriers have a reputation for great customer service and amazing execution

  • Warehouse Specialist - Crossroads Courier - Riverside, MO

    Crossroads Courier , Inc. is a privately held corporation, headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri, that provides time-critical, ground and air courier services to a wide spectrum of clients. The company ...

See all Courier jobs

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

Get the education you need: Find schools near you!

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

Explore more careers: View all Careers or Browse Careers by Category