The average pay for a Courier / Messenger is AU$20.64 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

AU$27,750 - AU$92,508
AU$28K
AU$47K
AU$93K
MEDIAN: AU$46,920
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50%
90%
AU$17.79 - AU$26.69
AU$18
AU$21
AU$27
MEDIAN: AU$20.67
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50%
90%
AU$0AU$92K
Salary AU$27,750 - AU$92,508
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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AU$35,659 - AU$64,386
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 56
Hourly Data AU$0AU$47
Hourly Rate AU$17.79 - AU$26.69
Hourly Tips AU$0.75
Overtime AU$26.08 - AU$47.92
Annual Data AU$0AU$64K
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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AU$35,659 - AU$64,386
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 182

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.

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Courier / Messenger Tasks

  • Pick up and carry messages, documents, packages, and other items between offices or departments within a company or to other businesses, traveling by foot, bicycle, motorcycle or car.
  • Plan and follow the most efficient routes for delivering goods.

Courier / Messenger Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Courier / Messenger

Pay by Experience for a Courier / Messenger has a positive trend. An entry-level Courier / Messenger with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$43,000 based on 169 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Courier / Messenger with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$46,000 based on 57 salaries. An experienced Courier / Messenger which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$45,000 based on 39 salaries. A Courier / Messenger with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$47,000 based on 13 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$43,779

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

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Key Stats for Courier / Messenger

Gender

Female
31 %
Male
69 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
5%

Experience Affects Courier / Messenger Salaries

▲8%

▲6%

▲3%

National Average
AU$44,000

▼1%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
31 %
Male
69 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 6%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 94%