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.
Median Annual Wage: $26,640
Projected Growth: Decline (-3% or lower)
Related Job Titles: Courier; Messenger; Driver; Laboratory Courier; Mailroom Courier; Transporter; Security Messenger; Distribution Technician; Mail Courier; Mail Technician
Load vehicles with listed goods, ensuring goods are loaded correctly and taking precautions with hazardous goods.
Unload and sort items collected along delivery routes.
Receive messages or materials to be delivered, and information on recipients, such as names, addresses, telephone numbers, and delivery instructions, communicated via telephone, two-way radio, or in person.
Plan and follow the most efficient routes for delivering goods.
Deliver messages and items, such as newspapers, documents, and packages, between establishment departments, and to other establishments and private homes.
Sort items to be delivered according to the delivery route.