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Messenger Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$35,025 (USD)

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Last updated: June 18, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Messenger is $35,025 a year and $17 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Messenger is between $26,938 and $41,618. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

  • Delivers messages, documents, packages, newspapers, and other items to business establishments and private homes, traveling on foot or by bicycle, motorcycle, automobile, or public conveyance.
  • Receives messages or materials to be delivered and information on recipients, such as names, addresses, telephone numbers, and delivery instructions.
  • Creates and follows the most efficient routes for delivering goods, and sorts items to be delivered according to the delivery route.
Messenger Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Couriers and Messengers

Job family population: 76,710

Estimated population of Messenger jobs: 10,585

Rate of error: 2.6%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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About Chicago, Illinois

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Description: Chicago ( (listen), locally also ), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,705,994 (2018), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States. Located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated...

Messenger Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Apr 27
Schaumburg, IL, USA
Messenger Job Description Inside every iconic Brink's truck is a team working for each other, their customers and our historic legacy. Every stop, every customer, every day--matters. We're working on ...
Apr 25
Schaumburg, United States
Brink's, Incorporated
Messengers operate in an armed environment with armored vehicles. A valid driver's license and satisfactory driving record are required. Additional requirements include: * At least 21 years of age
Assistant Route Supervisor- Logistics Experience Preffered!
May 30
Willowbrook, IL, USA
U.S. Messenger & Logistics, Inc.
Same Day Messenger/Medical Delivery Dispatch Assistant Supervisor - 1pm to 10pm Shift If You Have Same Day Messenger and Medical Delivery Experience You Are A Good Candidate!!!!! Our Scheduled and ...
Information Technician Assistant - Entry Level Position
Apr 5
Willowbrook, IL, USA
U.S. Messenger & Logistics, Inc.
Answering emails from messenger center managers and supervisors regarding technology issues. * Configuration & Maintenance of all company-owned cellular devices (CAT Devices, Samsung Galaxy's and ...
Sr. Skype for Business/Unified Messaging Engineer
May 21
Chicago, United States
Request Technology, LLC
Sr. Skype for BusinessUnified Messaging Engineer We are unable to sponsor as this is a permanent full time role ResponsibilitiesQualifications Bachelor s degree or equivalent work experience. 7+ ...
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