A Messenger earns an average wage of $12.31 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

$12,164 - $82,851
(Median)
$12K
$28K
$83K
MEDIAN: $27,512
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90%

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$9.21 - $16.52
(Median)
$9
$12
$17
MEDIAN: $12.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$12,164 - $82,851  
   
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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$18,786 - $47,006  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 11
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.21 - $16.52  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.40  
Overtime
$11.23 - $25.83  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
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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$18,786 - $47,006  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 38
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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

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

National Average
$27,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 3%

Experienced
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 50%
dental benefits
Dental: 33%
medical benefits
Vision: 39%
dental benefits
None: 50%
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