Courier Jobs

Courier Jobs Overview


Courier as a job title encompasses a variety of positions that all have elements relating to logistics in industries and sectors such as medicine and health care, education, and government services. Couriers often enjoy considerable flexibility and self-direction as well as a working environment where they may not be required to engage directly or frequently with the public; they deliver supplies to contacts at businesses, hospitals, government agencies and other vendors of services. Workers occupying this position follow precise procedures for handling cargo, especially when delivering medical products.

Courier Job Education Requirements and Qualifications


Most courier or delivery driver positions require little more than a high school diploma or GED. Important qualifications may include possession of a valid driver's license, a safe driving record and vehicle insurance. Some positions may also wish for applicants to have a good criminal record with the ability to pass a background check or other pre-employment screening. Previous courier or delivery experience is highly desirable as well. Some positions may require the ability to lift a certain amount of weight, usually 50 or 55 pounds. For medical couriers, this may not be the case. These requirements will vary depending on the specific position and employer; however, an applicant's driving record and license will be essential factors for success in being hired as a courier.

Courier Job Market


The current market trend for couriers indicates that this occupation will experience a mild decline between now and 2020. This slightly downward prediction is less pronounced for those who specialize in local express delivery. Similar positions include Local Delivery Driver jobs.

Courier Job Salaries


Nationally, the median salary for a courier is $37,000 per year. Salaries for this job title are influenced by numerous factors, including geographical location, industry and experience. Jobs are most plentiful in urban or other high-density areas. In general, the top earners are those affiliated with the postal service, wired telecommunications carriers and durable goods wholesalers.
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We're Satellite Healthcare, one of the country's most innovative providers of patient-centered dialysis and kidney disease services. Known for our collegial and supportive corporate culture, our medical and clinical staffs are highly motivated and committed to promoting patient wellness and improved quality of life. At our attractive and comfortable treatment centers, our patients receive unparall...
Headquartered in Palo Alto, Theranos, Inc. is a consumer healthcare technology company. Theranos’ clinical laboratory offers comprehensive laboratory tests from samples as small as a few drops of blood at unprecedented low prices. Founded in 2003 by Elizabeth Holmes, Theranos’ mission is to make actionable health information accessible to people everywhere in the world at the time it matters, enab...
Iron Mountain enables 94% of the Fortune 1000 to smartly and securely manage their physical and digital information assets. With unmatched innovation and collaboration, our teams create information management solutions for our customers’ data, no matter what format, location or lifecycle stage it’s in and no matter where it’s kept. We are more than 17,000 people strong and growing. We’ve been a tr...
The principal reason for this job is to support the NASA Johnson Space Center (JSC) Life Sciences Directorate by ensuring that equipment is properly packaged and shipped to support all missions and ongoing studies. It is the responsibility of the Delivery/Courier to pick-up and deliver parcels needed to support the Bioastronautics Contract. The position requires the Delivery/Courier to be complian...
Iron Mountain enables 94% of the Fortune 1000 to smartly and securely manage their physical and digital information assets. With unmatched innovation and collaboration, our teams create information management solutions for our customers’ data, no matter what format, location or lifecycle stage it’s in and no matter where it’s kept. We are more than 17,000 people strong and growing. We’ve been a tr...
Iron Mountain enables 94% of the Fortune 1000 to smartly and securely manage their physical and digital information assets. With unmatched innovation and collaboration, our teams create information management solutions for our customers’ data, no matter what format, location or lifecycle stage it’s in and no matter where it’s kept. We are more than 17,000 people strong and growing. We’ve been a tr...
Company Description Founded in 1972, Compex Legal Services, Inc. is an industry leader in litigation support services to law firms and insurance carriers. Having pioneered a number of advances in the industry, our product lines include record retrieval, court reporting, and on-line document management. At Compex, we pride ourselves on providing the highest quality service and value to each client...
Courier/Driver QUICKSILVER EXPRESS COURIER Is now hiring 1st & 2nd shift drivers with their own vehicles. SM Trucks and minivans preferred. Work for the largest courier in MN. More deliveries per driver. If you like driving make it profitable with Quicksilver! • Start near home with your vehicle • $1000 hiring bonus for you vehicle • Employee Status • No Driver Fees • Paid Training • Paid ...
Catholic Health - Buffalo Lebanon, IN, 46052
Courier – Courier Services (Catholic Health): Primary responsibility is to provide scheduled and nonscheduled services for the movement of specimens, reports, payroll, banking, linen, and other materials between Catholic Health Systems hospitals, patient service centers and the Central Laboratory. Couriers shall maintain required records of materials that are transported and insure the coordinatio...
Citizens Memorial Healthcare Bolivar, MO, 65613
Performs daily functions relating to delivery and pick up of Clinic supplies; actively and consistently contributes to the department operations and communications; behaves in a manner consistent with the mission and objectives of CMH and performs other duties as requested...
Internal Material Courier - Dallas, TX - Contract Frontline Source Group - temporary staffing and direct hire firm - is offering an excellent opportunity to join the team of one of our top Dallas clients. Duties: This position will involve working with hospital employees to get materials from one part of the hospital to others. It will involve learning the layout of the hospital so that the qui...
Requirements: High School Diploma or equivalent; must have a valid CA Driver's License; clean DMV record in the past 3 years. Prior driving/courier experience preferred. Post offer urine drug analysis and background check mandatory. Working knowledge of navigational systems and great interpersonal skills. Job Description: You value communication, thrive on building relationships and have the ab...
Requirements: Our requirements include: · High school diploma or equivalent · Valid driver’s license with clean driving record and 1-2 years of direct driving experience · Working knowledge of navigational systems · Great interpersonal skills · Must be able to pass standardized color vision test Job Description: Temporary Courier position in Salina, KS. Hours are Monday through Friday 8:00A-4:3...
Requirements: Our requirements include: · High school diploma or equivalent · Valid driver’s license with clean driving record and 1-2 years of direct driving experience · Working knowledge of navigational systems · Great interpersonal skills · Must be able to pass standardized color vision test Job Description: Full-time, 40 hour, 1st shift courier position with LabCorp in Salina, KS. Hours ar...
Requirements: High School Diploma or equivalent; must have a valid CA Driver's License; clean DMV record in the past 3 years. Prior driving/courier experience preferred. Post offer urine drug analysis and background check mandatory. Working knowledge of navigational systems and great interpersonal skills. Job Description: You value communication, thrive on building relationships and have the ab...
Requirements: Our requirements include: · High school diploma or equivalent · Valid driver’s license with clean driving record and 1-2 years of direct driving experience · Working knowledge of navigational systems · Great interpersonal skills · Must be able to pass standardized color vision test Job Description: Full-time, 40 hour, 1st shift courier position with LabCorp in Wichita, KS. Hours a...
Requirements: Our requirements include: · High school diploma or equivalent · Valid driver’s license with clean driving record and 1-2 years of direct driving experience · Working knowledge of navigational systems · Great interpersonal skills · Job Description: You value communication, thrive on building relationships and have the ability to shine no matter the shifting business requirements. A...
Requirements: Our requirements include: · High school diploma or equivalent · Valid driver’s license with clean driving record and 1-2 years of direct driving experience · Working knowledge of navigational systems · Great interpersonal skills · Job Description: You value communication, thrive on building relationships and have the ability to shine no matter the shifting business requirements. A...
Requirements: Our requirements include: · High school diploma or equivalent · Valid driver’s license with clean driving record and 1-2 years of direct driving experience · Working knowledge of navigational systems · Great interpersonal skills · Must be able to pass standardized color vision test Job Description: You value communication, thrive on building relationships and have the ability to s...
A leading national courier company is seeking an Independent Contractor to provide delivery services to its customers in Ft Myers and surrounding areas. Cargo van only (no signs or logos) · Due to our customers needs a clean late model cargo van is required, no minivans or SUV or pickups · Must have a clean driving record · Must pass criminal background checks · Prior delivery experience is pr...

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Courier

Salaries

$20,000.00 - $45,760.00
Typical Salary for Courier
(101 Respondents)
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Education / Training

High School
26%
Bachelor's
26%
Some College Coursework Completed
24.7%
Associates
9.6%
Certification
8.2%
Vocational
2.7%
(73 Respondents)
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