Couriers and Messengers
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Imminent Risk (81-100%): Occupations in this level have an extremely high likelihood of being automated in the near future. These jobs consist primarily of repetitive, predictable tasks with little need for human judgment.
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Our visitors have voted that it's probable this occupation will be automated. This assessment is further supported by the calculated automation risk level, which estimates 95% chance of automation.
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The number of 'Couriers and Messengers' job openings is expected to decline 0.3% by 2031
Total employment, and estimated job openings
Updated projections are due 09-2023.
In 2022, the median annual wage for 'Couriers and Messengers' was $35,280, or $16 per hour
'Couriers and Messengers' were paid 23.8% lower than the national median wage, which stood at $46,310
Wages over time
As of 2022 there were 75,800 people employed as 'Couriers and Messengers' within the United States.
This represents around 0.05% of the employed workforce across the country
Put another way, around 1 in 1 thousand people are employed as 'Couriers and Messengers'.
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.
SOC Code: 43-5021.00
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