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May 2019 National Industry-Specific Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

NAICS 492100 - Couriers and Express Delivery Services


These national industry-specific occupational employment and wage estimates are calculated with data collected from employers of all sizes, in metropolitan and nonmetropolitan areas in every state and the District of Columbia, in NAICS 492100 - Couriers and Express Delivery Services.

Additional information, including the hourly and annual 10th, 25th, 75th, and 90th percentile wages, is available in the downloadable XLS files.

NAICS 492100 - Couriers and Express Delivery Services is part of: NAICS 492000 - Couriers and Messengers.

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NAICS 492100 - Couriers and Express Delivery Services

Occupation code Occupation title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Group Employment Employment RSE Percent of total employment Median hourly wage Mean hourly wage Annual mean wage Mean wage RSE
00-0000 All Occupations total 700,920 1.0% 100.00% $17.92 $21.31 $44,320 1.0%
11-0000 Management Occupations major 9,590 3.1% 1.37% $51.97 $54.65 $113,670 2.0%
11-1000 Top Executives minor 3,130 5.9% 0.45% $49.86 $53.08 $110,400 2.8%
11-1011 Chief Executives detail 40 43.2% 0.01% $86.14 $84.85 $176,490 9.6%
11-1021 General and Operations Managers detail 3,090 5.9% 0.44% $49.64 $52.70 $109,610 2.8%
11-2000 Advertising, Marketing, Promotions, Public Relations, and Sales Managers minor 1,160 7.1% 0.17% $57.15 $62.03 $129,020 3.8%
11-2020 Marketing and Sales Managers broad 1,100 7.5% 0.16% $56.26 $60.11 $125,040 2.7%
11-2021 Marketing Managers detail 400 14.8% 0.06% $58.49 $62.71 $130,440 3.8%
11-2022 Sales Managers detail 700 7.9% 0.10% $55.00 $58.64 $121,980 2.8%
11-2030 Public Relations and Fundraising Managers broad 60 11.5% 0.01% $91.38 $96.78 $201,310 9.0%
11-3000 Operations Specialties Managers minor 4,820 3.5% 0.69% $51.38 $53.16 $110,570 1.9%
11-3010 Administrative Services and Facilities Managers broad 220 34.5% 0.03% $42.82 $43.29 $90,050 8.3%
11-3021 Computer and Information Systems Managers detail 150 9.7% 0.02% $63.68 $65.15 $135,520 1.8%
11-3031 Financial Managers detail 350 7.5% 0.05% $57.74 $61.77 $128,490 4.4%
11-3071 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers detail 3,600 3.8% 0.51% $50.20 $51.49 $107,100 1.1%
11-3121 Human Resources Managers detail 360 6.3% 0.05% $57.64 $59.99 $124,780 3.5%
11-3131 Training and Development Managers detail 90 4.8% 0.01% $52.90 $56.47 $117,450 4.1%
11-9000 Other Management Occupations minor 480 5.4% 0.07% $59.25 $62.09 $129,150 3.5%
11-9041 Architectural and Engineering Managers detail 150 8.3% 0.02% $68.57 $69.53 $144,620 3.0%
11-9198 Personal Service Managers, All Other; Entertainment and Recreation Managers, Except Gambling; and Managers, All Other detail 320 6.1% 0.05% $55.75 $58.49 $121,670 3.6%
13-0000 Business and Financial Operations Occupations major 6,000 5.0% 0.86% $31.83 $33.08 $68,800 1.6%
13-1000 Business Operations Specialists minor 5,270 5.2% 0.75% $31.98 $33.22 $69,100 1.4%
13-1041 Compliance Officers detail 120 11.8% 0.02% $36.07 $37.82 $78,660 4.6%
13-1070 Human Resources Workers broad 1,440 4.4% 0.20% $28.70 $30.49 $63,410 1.3%
13-1071 Human Resources Specialists detail 1,140 4.4% 0.16% $28.73 $30.25 $62,910 1.3%
13-1075 Labor Relations Specialists detail 300 10.3% 0.04% $28.42 $31.41 $65,320 3.5%
13-1081 Logisticians detail 540 26.3% 0.08% $30.00 $32.76 $68,140 4.9%
13-1111 Management Analysts detail 530 14.7% 0.08% $40.40 $41.52 $86,360 2.1%
13-1141 Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists detail 130 12.8% 0.02% $31.69 $33.98 $70,670 4.8%
13-1151 Training and Development Specialists detail 1,010 6.8% 0.14% $23.86 $27.35 $56,880 2.1%
13-1161 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists detail 590 10.4% 0.08% $39.15 $37.95 $78,930 3.0%
13-1198 Project Management Specialists and Business Operations Specialists, All Other detail 740 11.7% 0.11% $34.44 $35.09 $72,980 2.0%
13-2000 Financial Specialists minor 730 13.3% 0.10% $30.73 $32.04 $66,640 5.0%
13-2011 Accountants and Auditors detail 440 20.9% 0.06% $29.67 $31.68 $65,900 8.5%
13-2098 Financial and Investment Analysts, Financial Risk Specialists, and Financial Specialists, All Other detail 270 10.8% 0.04% $32.49 $32.48 $67,560 2.5%
15-0000 Computer and Mathematical Occupations major 3,590 16.4% 0.51% $38.43 $39.98 $83,170 2.2%
15-1200 Computer Occupations minor 3,390 17.0% 0.48% $38.61 $40.19 $83,600 2.3%
15-1210 Computer and Information Analysts broad 600 15.0% 0.08% $42.69 $42.64 $88,690 2.0%
15-1211 Computer Systems Analysts detail 570 14.7% 0.08% $42.63 $42.31 $88,010 1.9%
15-1230 Computer Support Specialists broad (8) (8) (8) $32.97 $32.59 $67,780 2.7%
15-1232 Computer User Support Specialists detail 310 23.8% 0.04% $29.12 $29.47 $61,310 6.6%
15-1240 Database and Network Administrators and Architects broad 360 11.4% 0.05% $40.05 $38.99 $81,100 3.7%
15-1244 Network and Computer Systems Administrators detail 150 8.0% 0.02% $39.24 $38.57 $80,230 4.4%
15-1245 Database Administrators and Architects detail 200 19.9% 0.03% $39.57 $38.02 $79,080 5.0%
15-1250 Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers broad 1,280 30.4% 0.18% $45.15 $45.71 $95,070 1.2%
15-1256 Software Developers and Software Quality Assurance Analysts and Testers detail 1,170 33.0% 0.17% $46.11 $46.58 $96,880 1.1%
15-1257 Web Developers and Digital Interface Designers detail 90 7.2% 0.01% $34.93 $35.86 $74,580 2.7%
15-1299 Computer Occupations, All Other detail (8) (8) (8) $32.87 $36.51 $75,940 6.0%
15-2000 Mathematical Science Occupations minor 200 9.3% 0.03% $35.54 $36.53 $75,980 1.9%
15-2031 Operations Research Analysts detail 190 9.9% 0.03% $34.87 $35.67 $74,190 2.2%
17-0000 Architecture and Engineering Occupations major 3,800 5.1% 0.54% $37.42 $38.34 $79,750 0.9%
17-2000 Engineers minor (8) (8) (8) $37.86 $38.77 $80,640 1.0%
17-2110 Industrial Engineers, Including Health and Safety broad 3,520 5.2% 0.50% $37.58 $38.43 $79,930 0.9%
17-2112 Industrial Engineers detail 3,520 5.2% 0.50% $37.59 $38.43 $79,930 0.9%
17-2141 Mechanical Engineers detail 50 37.8% 0.01% $50.89 $48.28 $100,420 12.8%
19-0000 Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations major 480 4.3% 0.07% $40.36 $39.74 $82,670 0.9%
19-5010 Occupational Health and Safety Specialists and Technicians broad 470 4.3% 0.07% $40.33 $39.71 $82,610 0.9%
19-5011 Occupational Health and Safety Specialists detail 470 4.2% 0.07% $40.41 $39.86 $82,900 0.9%
23-0000 Legal Occupations major (8) (8) (8) $69.99 $74.60 $155,170 12.7%
23-1000 Lawyers, Judges, and Related Workers minor 50 39.5% 0.01% $83.09 $95.65 $198,950 12.5%
23-1010 Lawyers and Judicial Law Clerks broad 50 39.5% 0.01% $83.09 $95.65 $198,950 12.5%
23-1011 Lawyers detail 50 39.5% 0.01% $83.09 $95.65 $198,950 12.5%
27-0000 Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations major 100 7.4% 0.01% $35.06 $36.39 $75,690 5.1%
27-3000 Media and Communication Workers minor 80 5.7% 0.01% (8) (8) (8) (8)
33-0000 Protective Service Occupations major 1,320 35.3% 0.19% $33.80 $32.66 $67,920 1.9%
33-9000 Other Protective Service Workers minor 1,290 36.2% 0.18% $33.90 $32.80 $68,210 1.9%
33-9021 Private Detectives and Investigators detail 1,180 39.6% 0.17% $34.41 $33.89 $70,500 1.9%
33-9030 Security Guards and Gambling Surveillance Officers broad 110 10.4% 0.02% $19.42 $21.32 $44,350 3.5%
33-9032 Security Guards detail 110 10.4% 0.02% $19.42 $21.32 $44,350 3.5%
41-0000 Sales and Related Occupations major 3,970 9.7% 0.57% $32.83 $35.09 $72,990 2.8%
41-1010 First-Line Supervisors of Sales Workers broad 140 15.3% 0.02% $44.78 $43.07 $89,580 1.9%
41-1012 First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers detail 130 15.7% 0.02% $45.48 $43.99 $91,500 1.7%
41-2000 Retail Sales Workers minor 100 41.6% 0.01% $12.21 $14.83 $30,850 12.7%
41-2031 Retail Salespersons detail 90 48.5% 0.01% $12.07 $14.80 $30,780 15.4%
41-3000 Sales Representatives, Services minor 3,600 10.4% 0.51% $33.50 $35.78 $74,410 2.6%
41-3091 Sales Representatives of Services, Except Advertising, Insurance, Financial Services, and Travel detail 3,600 10.4% 0.51% $33.50 $35.78 $74,410 2.6%
43-0000 Office and Administrative Support Occupations major 62,420 2.9% 8.91% $19.08 $20.42 $42,470 0.9%
43-1011 First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers detail 3,170 4.8% 0.45% $28.36 $29.38 $61,100 2.0%
43-3000 Financial Clerks minor 2,900 6.9% 0.41% $20.32 $19.84 $41,260 1.7%
43-3021 Billing and Posting Clerks detail 70 38.4% 0.01% $17.12 $17.34 $36,060 6.3%
43-3031 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks detail 620 12.1% 0.09% $22.47 $22.04 $45,850 4.3%
43-3051 Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks detail 120 11.7% 0.02% $23.82 $23.96 $49,840 4.5%
43-4000 Information and Record Clerks minor 8,480 4.0% 1.21% $20.64 $21.46 $44,650 0.9%
43-4051 Customer Service Representatives detail 8,160 4.0% 1.16% $20.64 $21.41 $44,520 0.9%
43-4151 Order Clerks detail (8) (8) (8) $22.92 $28.13 $58,500 23.4%
43-4161 Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping detail 170 16.5% 0.02% $20.54 $21.39 $44,500 1.7%
43-4171 Receptionists and Information Clerks detail 40 24.9% 0.01% $17.77 $18.83 $39,170 7.6%
43-5000 Material Recording, Scheduling, Dispatching, and Distributing Workers minor 40,810 3.4% 5.82% $18.12 $19.46 $40,480 1.2%
43-5011 Cargo and Freight Agents detail 6,770 5.1% 0.97% $21.14 $21.88 $45,520 0.9%
43-5021 Couriers and Messengers detail 9,410 12.7% 1.34% $13.71 $15.50 $32,240 4.4%
43-5030 Dispatchers broad 4,190 12.0% 0.60% $23.22 $23.54 $48,960 2.5%
43-5032 Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance detail 4,190 12.0% 0.60% $23.22 $23.54 $48,960 2.5%
43-5061 Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks detail 1,590 6.3% 0.23% $23.84 $24.21 $50,370 2.4%
43-5111 Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping detail (8) (8) (8) $21.11 $20.79 $43,250 2.7%
43-6010 Secretaries and Administrative Assistants broad 3,400 21.6% 0.48% $22.42 $22.39 $46,580 2.4%
43-6011 Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants detail 280 14.7% 0.04% $27.52 $28.05 $58,350 1.6%
43-6014 Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive detail 3,120 23.5% 0.44% $21.90 $21.90 $45,550 2.7%
43-9000 Other Office and Administrative Support Workers minor 3,660 10.6% 0.52% $17.79 $19.54 $40,640 1.8%
43-9020 Data Entry and Information Processing Workers broad (8) (8) (8) $15.21 $15.74 $32,740 3.1%
43-9021 Data Entry Keyers detail (8) (8) (8) $15.21 $15.74 $32,740 3.1%
43-9051 Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except Postal Service detail 450 27.8% 0.06% $14.63 $16.39 $34,100 5.6%
43-9061 Office Clerks, General detail 2,610 14.0% 0.37% $18.47 $19.97 $41,530 2.0%
49-0000 Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations major 11,630 5.2% 1.66% $33.55 $33.50 $69,670 1.6%
49-1011 First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers detail 900 7.5% 0.13% $39.42 $40.63 $84,510 2.5%
49-3000 Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers minor 8,530 5.4% 1.22% $33.88 $33.99 $70,690 1.7%
49-3011 Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians detail 3,560 10.8% 0.51% $35.60 $38.00 $79,030 2.8%
49-3020 Automotive Technicians and Repairers broad 1,590 5.7% 0.23% $32.59 $30.79 $64,040 1.0%
49-3021 Automotive Body and Related Repairers detail 40 49.9% 0.01% $34.36 $31.29 $65,090 5.7%
49-3023 Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics detail 1,550 5.7% 0.22% $32.55 $30.78 $64,010 1.0%
49-3031 Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists detail 3,380 7.3% 0.48% $33.41 $31.27 $65,030 1.2%
49-9000 Other Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations minor 2,190 10.4% 0.31% $29.83 $28.68 $59,650 1.6%
49-9071 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General detail 1,530 7.0% 0.22% (8) (8) (8) (8)
49-9090 Miscellaneous Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers broad (8) (8) (8) $25.54 $25.00 $51,990 4.5%
49-9098 Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers detail 100 44.1% 0.01% $19.12 $19.59 $40,740 2.9%
49-9099 Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers, All Other detail (8) (8) (8) $27.15 $26.54 $55,210 4.7%
53-0000 Transportation and Material Moving Occupations major 597,090 1.0% 85.19% $17.21 $20.37 $42,370 1.2%
53-1040 First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material Moving Workers broad 38,660 1.8% 5.52% $23.08 $27.21 $56,600 0.6%
53-1041 Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors detail 3,060 16.3% 0.44% $22.33 $25.65 $53,340 2.7%
53-1047 First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material Moving Workers, Except Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors detail 35,610 1.5% 5.08% $23.17 $27.35 $56,880 0.6%
53-2012 Commercial Pilots detail 60 32.1% 0.01% (8) (8) (8) (8)
53-3000 Motor Vehicle Operators minor 228,120 1.5% 32.55% $26.38 $26.48 $55,080 0.7%
53-3030 Driver/Sales Workers and Truck Drivers broad 228,090 1.5% 32.54% $26.38 $26.48 $55,080 0.7%
53-3031 Driver/Sales Workers detail 810 40.6% 0.12% $18.96 $18.87 $39,240 5.1%
53-3032 Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers detail 36,870 4.4% 5.26% $31.33 $29.06 $60,450 1.2%
53-3033 Light Truck Drivers detail 190,410 1.5% 27.17% $25.68 $26.01 $54,110 0.7%
53-6000 Other Transportation Workers minor (8) (8) (8) $29.24 $30.14 $62,700 4.5%
53-6098 Aircraft Service Attendants and Transportation Workers, All Other detail 110 21.8% 0.02% $27.45 $26.31 $54,720 2.1%
53-7000 Material Moving Workers minor 326,590 1.5% 46.59% $12.60 $14.37 $29,890 0.5%
53-7011 Conveyor Operators and Tenders detail 4,780 12.3% 0.68% $15.78 $16.03 $33,340 1.3%
53-7051 Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators detail 2,670 9.8% 0.38% $18.99 $19.70 $40,980 1.2%
53-7060 Laborers and Material Movers broad 317,860 1.4% 45.35% $12.50 $14.28 $29,700 0.5%
53-7062 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand detail (8) (8) (8) $12.49 $14.24 $29,610 0.5%
53-7064 Packers and Packagers, Hand detail 1,770 23.8% 0.25% $12.49 $13.21 $27,480 2.6%
53-7065 Stockers and Order Fillers detail 90 19.9% 0.01% $14.66 $18.22 $37,900 3.6%
53-7199 Material Moving Workers, All Other detail 1,280 45.0% 0.18% $18.41 $19.75 $41,080 9.7%


About May 2019 National Industry-Specific Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

(1) Estimates for detailed occupations do not sum to the totals because the totals include occupations not shown separately. Estimates do not include self-employed workers.

(2) Annual wages have been calculated by multiplying the hourly mean wage by a "year-round, full-time" hours figure of 2,080 hours; for those occupations where there is not an hourly wage published, the annual wage has been directly calculated from the reported survey data.

(3) The relative standard error (RSE) is a measure of the reliability of a survey statistic. The smaller the relative standard error, the more precise the estimate.

(8) Estimate not released.




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Last Modified Date: March 31, 2020