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Average Couriers, Messengers and Door-to-Door Distributor’s Salary in Canada
The table below details the hourly wages for Couriers, Messengers and Door-to-Door Distributors.
The Canadian national occupation classification code (NOC) for this role is 1513.
Job titles and exact duties vary in this occupation and examples of some job titles are: courier, delivery person, messenger and flyer distributor.
According to the latest figures, the highest hourly average (median) wages are earned in Calgary at $23.17 per hour and the lowest average (median) wages are earned in Winnipeg, Manitoba at $15.38 per hour.
A typical full-time annual salary for this occupation is in the region of $35,000 – $45,000.
Government data indicates that the labour market for this occupation is expected to remain balanced for the near future. Retirements will be almost exclusively the main source of job vacancies in this occupation. Jobs in this occupation may pay at the minimum wage rates.
Average Hourly (Median) Wages for Couriers, Messengers and Door-to-Door Distributors in Canada
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|Calgary – Alberta*(1)||19.78||23.17||27.62||2019|
|Edmonton – Alberta*(1)||19.78||23.17||27.62||2019|
|Lower Mainland – Southwest – British Columbia||13.85||20.00||35.00||2018|
|Winnipeg – Manitoba||11.65||15.38||32.05||2018|
|Fredericton / Oromocto – New Brunswick(1)||11.50||17.50||30.00||2018|
|Halifax – Nova Scotia||11.55||19.23||30.36||2018|
|Toronto – Ontario||14.00||17.00||27.93||2018|
|Hamilton / Niagara Peninsula – Ontario(1)||14.00||16.67||27.93||2018|
|Ottawa – Ontario(1)||14.00||16.67||27.93||2018|
|London – Ontario(1)||14.00||16.67||27.93||2018|
|Prince Edward Island||–||–||–||–|
|Montreal – Quebec||12.50||17.50||25.00||2018|
|Saskatoon / Biggar – Saskatchewan||11.32||16.00||27.80||2018|
There are over 20,000 couriers, messengers and door-to-door distributors working in Canada.
The 2020 full-time average hourly wage rate for distribution, tracking and scheduling co-ordination occupations, which includes couriers, messengers and door-to-door distributors, is $23.06. The 2020 corresponding median weekly wage rate is $875, giving an approximate full-time annual salary for this employment group of $45,500.