Couriers, messengers and door-to-door distributors

National Occupation Code (NOC): 1513  ·  Browse All Occupations

Couriers, messengers and door-to-door distributors pick up and deliver letters, parcels, packages, newspapers, flyers and other items within and between establishments. They are employed by courier service companies and other establishments throughout the private and public sectors.

Alternate Job Titles

  • Advertisement Delivery Person - Courier Service
  • Advertising Item Delivery Person - Courier Service
  • Announcement Deliverer - Courier Service
  • Announcement Delivery Person - Courier Service
  • Bank Messenger
  • Bank Runner
  • Bill Distributor
  • Circular Distributor - Courier Service
  • Copy Runner - Courier Service
  • Courier
  • Courier Service Delivery Person
  • Courier Service Parcels Deliverer
  • Delivery Person - Courier Service
  • Door-to-door Distributor
  • Flyer Distributor - Courier Service
  • Handbill Passer - Courier Service
  • Mail Courier - Courier Service
  • Message Carrier
  • Message Deliverer
  • Messenger
  • Messenger-clerk
  • News Item Delivery Person - Courier Service
  • Newspaper Carrier
  • Newspaper Carrier - Courier Service
  • Newspaper Carrier And Vendor
  • Newspaper Deliverer
  • Newspaper Distributor - Courier Service
  • Office Messenger
  • Paper Boy/girl - Courier Service
  • Paper Boy/paper Girl
  • Parcel Deliverer - Courier Service
  • Public Notice Delivery Person - Courier Service
  • Runner - Courier Service
  • Sample Distributor - Courier Service
  • Bank Messenger
  • Courier
  • Delivery Person - Courier Service
  • Door-to-door Distributor
  • Flyer Distributor - Courier Service
  • Newspaper Carrier
  • Runner - Courier Service
  • Flyer Distributor

4 Active Job Posts for Couriers, messengers and door-to-door distributors

These companies are looking for couriers, messengers and door-to-door distributors right now:

Flyer gigs WINDSOR at Kijiji Jobs ⋅ July 30, 2020 ⋅ Full Time ⋅ Flyer gigs!WINDSOR supplement your income!Flyer delivery personnel wanted WINDSORMake some extra income for billsMUST HAVE SMARTPHONEPhysical labor and outdoor Experienced

Delivery driver – Courier at Kijiji Jobs ⋅ July 28, 2020 ⋅ Full Time ⋅ We deliver billions of items to Canadians each year and you can be a big part of making this happen.Youll

Great student job at Kijiji Jobs ⋅ July 28, 2020 ⋅ Part Time ⋅ Great student jobWe are looking for 2 students to had out flyers during the weekends and occasionally on a week

Mail Service Courier – Class 5 or Class G Driver at Canada Post - Postes Canada ⋅ July 22, 2020 ⋅ Full Time ⋅ Job Requisition Id: 55027 Business Function: Delivery Agent or Letter Carrier Primary City: Windsor Other Location(s): Province: Ontario Employment Type:

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Median Income by Education

The following table details the median income for various education levels for couriers, messengers and door-to-door distributors.

Education Level Median Income
No certificate, diploma or degree N/A
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate $38,197
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma N/A
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma N/A
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level N/A
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above N/A
Total: Highest certificate, diploma or degree $26,140
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

Median Income by Sex

The following table details median income by sex for couriers, messengers and door-to-door distributors.

Sex Median Income
Male $21,075
Female $20,655
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Extracted Salary Information (12 samples)

The following salary data has been extracted from job posts indexed on this website over the last year for couriers, messengers and door-to-door distributors.

$31,200.00
Lowest Observed
$46,800.00
Highest Observed
$31,200.00
25th Percentile
$39,650.17
Average
$41,000.00
Median
$44,850.00
75th Percentile

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Regional Employment Participation by Age Group

This chart and accompanying table outlines regional employment participation by age group for couriers, messengers and door-to-door distributors

Age Group Employed Individuals
15 to 24 years 85
25 to 34 years 30
35 to 44 years 30
45 to 54 years 80
55 to 64 years 80
65 to 74 years 25
75 years and over 0
Total 335
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Industry

This chart outlines regional employment participation by industry for couriers, messengers and door-to-door distributors. Hover over a pie section to see the associated industry, or refer to the table below.

Industry Employed Individuals
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 15
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction 0
Utilities 0
Construction 0
Manufacturing 0
Wholesale trade 0
Retail trade 40
Transportation and warehousing 110
Information and cultural industries 150
Finance and insurance 0
Real estate and rental and leasing 0
Professional, scientific and technical services 0
Management of companies and enterprises 0
Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services 0
Educational services 0
Health care and social assistance 0
Arts, entertainment and recreation 10
Accommodation and food services 0
Other services 0
Public administration 0
Not Applicable 0
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Employment Type

This chart outlines regional employment participation by employment type for couriers, messengers and door-to-door distributors. Hover over a pie section to see the associated employment type, or refer to the table below.

Employment Type Employed Individuals
Full Time 145
Part Time 120
Total 265
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Regional Employment Participation by Sex

This chart outlines regional employment participation by sex for couriers, messengers and door-to-door distributors. Hover over a pie section to see the associated sex, or refer to the table below.

Sex Employed Individuals
Male 185
Female 80
Total 265
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Regional Employment Participation by Class of Worker

This chart outlines regional employment participation by class of worker for couriers, messengers and door-to-door distributors. Hover over a pie section to see the associated class, or refer to the table below.

Class Employed Individuals
Employee 285
Self Employed 50
Total 335
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Labour Force Status

This chart outlines regional employment participation by labour force status for couriers, messengers and door-to-door distributors. Hover over a pie section to see the associated labour status, or refer to the table below.

Labour Status Individuals
Employed 315
Unemployed 15
Total 335
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Education Level

This chart outlines regional employment participation by education level for couriers, messengers and door-to-door distributors. Hover over a pie section to see the associated education level, or refer to the table below.

Education Level Individuals
No certificate, diploma or degree 55
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate 140
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 15
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 35
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 10
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 20
Total 265
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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6 Local Employers That Hire Couriers, messengers and door-to-door distributors

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