Delivery and courier service drivers

National Occupation Code (NOC): 7514  ·  Browse All Occupations

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Delivery and courier service drivers drive automobiles, vans and light trucks to pick up and deliver various products. They are employed by dairies, drug stores, newspaper distributors, take-out food establishments, dry cleaners, mobile caterers, courier and messenger service companies and many other establishments, or they may be self-employed.

Alternate Job Titles

  • Amusement Machine Route Agent
  • Bakery Deliveryman/woman
  • Bakery Route Salesman/woman
  • Bookmobile Driver
  • Bread Deliverer
  • Bread Route Driver
  • Cannabis Courier
  • Cannabis Delivery Driver
  • Canteen Driver
  • Courier Driver
  • Courier Service Driver
  • Courier Van Driver
  • Dairy Route Salesman/woman
  • Delivery Driver
  • Delivery Driver - Parcels
  • Delivery Salesperson
  • Delivery Truck Driver
  • Driver Salesman/woman
  • Driver Salesperson
  • Drug Store Delivery Driver
  • Dry Cleaning Driver
  • Expedite Driver
  • Fast Food Delivery Driver
  • Food Delivery Driver
  • Food Service Driver
  • Groceries Deliverer
  • Laundry Route Driver
  • Mail Service Courier
  • Milk Deliverer
  • Milkman/woman
  • Mobile Canteen Driver
  • Mobile Caterer
  • Motorized Mail Courier
  • Newspaper Delivery Driver
  • Parts Delivery Driver
  • Pizza Delivery Driver
  • Route Driver
  • Small Van Driver
  • Soft Drink Driver-salesman/woman
  • Soft Drinks Driver
  • Takeout Pizza Driver
  • Telephone Directory Deliverer - Courier Service
  • Town Messenger Driver
  • Vending Machine Driver-supplier
  • Bread Deliverer
  • Canteen Driver
  • Courier Service Driver
  • Delivery Driver
  • Driver Salesperson
  • Dry Cleaning Driver
  • Mail Service Courier
  • Newspaper Delivery Driver
  • Pizza Delivery Driver
  • Vending Machine Driver-supplier
  • Cannabis Delivery Driver
  • Route Sales
  • Route Service Sales Representative
  • Delivery
  • Driver - Delivery
  • Delivery Person

Median Income by Education

The following table details the median income for various education levels for delivery and courier service drivers.

Education Level Median Income
No certificate, diploma or degree N/A
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate $19,638
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma N/A
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma $18,537
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 $15,117
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 delivery and courier service drivers.

Sex Median Income
Male $18,771
Female $20,149
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 (271 samples)

The following salary data has been extracted from job posts indexed on this website over the last year for delivery and courier service drivers.

$3,900.00
Lowest Observed
$292,500.00
Highest Observed
$33,150.00
25th Percentile
$43,503.92
Average
$44,850.00
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 delivery and courier service drivers

Age Group Employed Individuals
15 to 24 years 140
25 to 34 years 130
35 to 44 years 170
45 to 54 years 200
55 to 64 years 225
65 to 74 years 100
75 years and over 20
Total 990
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 delivery and courier service drivers. Hover over a pie section to see the associated employment type, or refer to the table below.

Employment Type Employed Individuals
Full Time 575
Part Time 460
Total 1,035
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 delivery and courier service drivers. Hover over a pie section to see the associated sex, or refer to the table below.

Sex Employed Individuals
Male 895
Female 145
Total 1,040
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 delivery and courier service drivers. Hover over a pie section to see the associated class, or refer to the table below.

Class Employed Individuals
Employee 930
Self Employed 60
Total 990
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 delivery and courier service drivers. Hover over a pie section to see the associated labour status, or refer to the table below.

Labour Status Individuals
Employed 965
Unemployed 25
Total 990
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 delivery and courier service drivers. 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 220
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate 455
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 40
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 225
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 0
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 95
Total 1,040
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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