Career Outlook for Couriers and Messengers

Also known as:  Bank Courier, Bicycle Messenger, Courier, Court Messenger, Laboratory Courier, Office Messenger, Office Runner
The overall job outlook for Courier or Messenger careers has been negative since 2004. Vacancies for this career have decreased by 23.35 percent nationwide in that time, with an average decline of 3.89 percent per year. Demand for Couriers and Messengers is expected to go up, with an expected 36,380 new jobs filled by 2018. This represents an annual increase of 5.31 percent over the next few years.
There are currently more Couriers and Messengers in the following states
California 12,760
New York 8,550
Texas 5,710
Florida 4,770
Pennsylvania 3,720
Illinois 3,480
Puerto Rico 2,970
The states below have the least number of filled positions for Couriers and Messengers
Virgin Islands 70
Wyoming 80
Vermont 100
Guam 150
Delaware 170
South Dakota 180
District of Columbia 190