Occupation Information | Department of Labor Research and Analysis

Couriers and Messengers (43-5021)

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 or Delivery Services Drivers (53-3033).
Employment and Job Openings
EmploymentAverage Annual Openings
2018 Estimate2028 ProjectionPercent ChangeLabor Force ExitsOccupation TransfersTotal
Alaska 275 275 0 11 15 26
United States 101500 104200 0.0 4100 5800 10100
Job Outlook for Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with low employment opportunities.
2020 Wages
Mean WageWage by Percentile
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
United States 15.87 10.50 12.55 14.89 18.28 23.24
Alaska 17.50 13.28 14.28 15.93 20.19 24.28
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 18.38 13.34 14.67 17.69 21.96 24.79
Balance of State 15.48 13.18 13.82 14.89 15.96 19.11

* indicates the estimate is not available, or the hourly wage is greater than $100, or the annual wage is greater than $208,000.