The average hourly pay for a Courier / Messenger in Australia is AU$21.51.
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Job Description for Courier / Messenger
There are many occasions in which designs, contracts, and official/notarized documents must be physically transported from one nearby location to another. Couriers are employed either by companies that perform specialized information or document deliveries during the course of a regular business day; they may also be employed by a company that specializes in messenger services for other organizations. Messengers and couriers must be organized, as they are usually tasked with delivering importa…Read more
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Pay by Experience Level for Courier / Messenger
An entry-level Courier / Messenger with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$21.13 based on 21 salaries. An early career Courier / Messenger with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$22.21 based on 130 salaries. A mid-career Courier / Messenger with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$22.43 based on 41 salaries. An experienced Courier / Messenger with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$21.23 based on 34 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$22.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Courier / Messenger in their job title in Perth, Western Australia earn an average of 11.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Sydney, New South Wales (7.4% more) and Adelaide, South Australia (2.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Canberra, Australian Capital Territory (ACT) (13.6% less), Wollongong, New South Wales (4.6% less) and Melbourne, Victoria (1.4% less).
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