Couriers and Messengers

Top 3 Courier Jobs

  • Warehouse Specialist - Crossroads Courier - Phoenix, AZ

    Crossroads Courier , Inc. is a privately held corporation, that provides time-critical, ground and air courier services to a wide spectrum of clients. The company is a customer-service driven ...

  • Account Executive - Crossroads Courier - Las Vegas, NV

    Disability and Life insurance * 401k plan Crossroads Courier , Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and equal opportunity provider for independent contractor positions. We do not discriminate on the ...

  • Distribution Technician - Accurate Courier Services - Santa Rosa, CA

    Salary: $25-28/hr Accurate Courier Services (ACS) has been providing dependable time-critical delivery services for over 20 years. As a leader in our field, we provide logistics/ courier services to ...

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