Couriers and Messengers

Top 3 Courier Jobs

  • Assistant Operations Manager - Crossroads Courier - Phoenix, AZ

    Establishes goals for the operation that align with the vision of Crossroads Courier as an organization * Implements new business plans, projects, and processes * Assists with weekly driver ...

  • Courier Driver - EXECUTIVE CHOICE COURIER CO INC - Cincinnati, OH

    We are a local courier company looking to hire an individual with THEIR OWN vehicle to do deliveries for our company. We are looking for a car, minivan, a pickup truck (with a cap), or a cargo van

  • Field Courier - Vert Environmental in Los Angeles - Los Angeles, CA

    The Field Courier is responsible for picking up samples from field technicians in the field and delivering them to the correct laboratory for analysis. The Field Courier works closely with all field ...

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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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