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Courier & Messenger Salary

$31,687 (USD)

Average Salary

$15/hr

Average Hourly

$402

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 05, 2019

The average pay for a Courier & Messenger is $31,687 a year and $15 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Courier & Messenger is between $24,402 and $37,619. On average, an Associate Degree is the highest level of education for a Courier & Messenger. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Loads, transports, and delivers orders, packages, documents, and other items to institutions, government agencies, business establishments, and private homes from businesses such as financial institutions, banks, law firms, medical laboratories, grocery stores, and eating establishments.
  • Picks up items to be delivered from businesses or homes, loads them properly and safely into vehicle or delivery source, and delivers them to the final destinations within the same area.
Courier & Messenger Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Couriers and Messengers

Job family population: 75,720

Estimated population of Courier & Messenger jobs: 7,937

Rate of error: 2.6%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$36,734
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Courier & Messenger Job Listings for United States

Delivery Driver Emergency delivery
Oct 9
Los Angeles County, CA, USA
A-Line Messenger Service
Compensation: 14.25 plus $0.48 per mile from 1st pickup to last delivery Delivery/Courier/Messenger/ (LA/San Fernando Valley, Downey, Bellflower) Immediately Hiring full time drivers to start from ...
WALKING MESSENGERS NEEDED. $15/hr + Tips
Nov 18
Manhattan, NY, USA
Courier Company
Busy Courier company in need of hiring several Walking Messengers to make deliveries on foot. This position requires people who like working outdoors, must be able to lift up to 50 pounds and have a ...
Assigned-Secretary
Nov 13
Houston, United States
Mayer Brown
* Efficiently handles/sorts mail when attorney/paralegal is in or out of office; coordinates deadlines, such as courier messenger with Mail Services, completes cover letters, labels, air freight forms ...
Detroit / Toledo Route Driver
Dec 3
Detroit, MI, USA
NOW Courier
From a narrow sector of the City, NOW Courier set out to build and deploy a new standard in the courier and messenger industry. With limited resources, a few talented individuals, and a minimal ...
Independent Day Route Driver
Dec 3
Indianapolis, IN, USA
NOW Courier
From a narrow sector of the City, NOW Courier set out to build and deploy a new standard in the courier and messenger industry. With limited resources, a few talented individuals, and a minimal ...

The average pay for a Courier & Messenger is $31,687 a year and $15 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Courier & Messenger is between $24,402 and $37,619. On average, an Associate Degree is the highest level of education for a Courier & Messenger. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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