Courier/Messenger Salary in the United States

How much does a Courier/Messenger make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for a Courier/Messenger in the United States is $15 as of August 27, 2019, but the range typically falls between $14 and $18. Hourly rate can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

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Job Description

Courier/Messenger picks up and delivers documents, letters, packages and other items on time between organization facilities. Documents and tracks the items picked up and delivered. Being a Courier/Messenger responds to inquiries about pick up and delivery schedules. May require a high school diploma. Additionally, Courier/Messenger typically reports to a supervisor or manager. The Courier/Messenger possesses a moderate understanding of general aspects of the job. Works under the close direction of senior personnel in the functional area. May require 0-1 year of general work experience. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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