Messenger Salary

A Messenger earns an average wage of $11.79 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, wages increase modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

$14,504 - $37,095
(Median)
$15K
$28K
$37K
MEDIAN: $27,653
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50%
90%

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$8.83 - $16.75
(Median)
$8
$12
$17
MEDIAN: $11.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Salary
$14,504 - $37,095  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,327  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$17,107 - $41,978  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 15
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$8.83 - $16.75  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.40  
Overtime
$10.47 - $26.28  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,327  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$17,107 - $41,978  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 44
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Job Description for Messenger

  • Utilize proper equipment to ensure package and personal safety.
  • Record transactions in appropriate logs, updating clients and coworkers as needed.
  • Acquire and transport items per client request and policy specifications.

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Experience Affects Messenger Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 11%

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

National Average
$26,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 44%
dental benefits
Dental: 22%
medical benefits
Vision: 22%
dental benefits
None: 53%
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