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Couriers and Messengers

Pick up or deliver messages, documents, or packages.

Quick Facts


Below the statewide median
$20.19 / hour    Read more about wages


Growth rate:  -8.2%    Read more about outlook


High School or less is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Obtain written authorization to perform activities.
  • Record shipping information.
  • Operate vehicles or material-moving equipment.
  • Confer with coworkers to coordinate work activities.
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Job Title Examples:

Mailroom Courier
Security Messenger

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