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Couriers and Messengers

in Massachusetts

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. Excludes "Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers" (53-3033).

Occupation Projection for Couriers and Messengers

SOC
Code
Title Employment Change Average Annual Typical education needed for entry
2016 2026 Level Percent Exits Transfers Change Openings
435021  Couriers and Messengers 2,781 3,054 273 9.82 % 134 127 27 288 High school diploma or equivalent 

Couriers and Messengers Projections by Industry

Industry 2016
Employment
Projected 2026 Employment Change
2016-2026
2017
Mean Annual OES Wage
Number Percent Distribution Number Percent Distribution Number Percent
Couriers and Messengers    800  29 % 860  28 % 60  6 % $31,530
Health Care and Social Assistance    710  25 % 790  26 % 80  12 % $33,680
Ambulatory Health Care Services    530  19 % 600  20 % 70  13 % $33,730
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediat    120  4 % 130  4 % 10  7 % $42,580
Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance
Economic Research
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