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How much does a Courier make in California?

Average Courier Hourly Wage in California

Couriers earn a median hourly wage of $14.90. Hourly wages typically start from $9.64 and go up to $24.37.

Average Courier Yearly Salary in California

Couriers earn a median salary of $30,980 per year. Salaries typically start from $20,060 and go up to $50,690.

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How to Become a Courier

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  1. Take the Sokanu Career Test

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  2. Get the Education

    • Delaware Technical Community College-Terry | Dover, DE
      Offers: Associates
    • Delaware Technical Community College-Stanton/Wilmington | Wilmington, DE
      Offers: Certificate, Associates
    • Delaware State University | Dover, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • University of Delaware | Newark, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • Goldey-Beacom College | Wilmington, DE
      Offers: Certificate, Associates, Bachelors
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Courier Earnings by Seniority

Top End Courier Earnings

The highest earning Couriers in California earn:

$24.37
an hour
$50,690
per year
Senior Courier Earnings

Senior Couriers in California earn:

$18.58
an hour
$38,650
per year
Experienced Courier Earnings

Experienced Couriers in California earn:

$14.90
an hour
$30,980
per year
Junior Courier Earnings

Junior Couriers in California earn:

$11.73
an hour
$24,400
per year
Starting Courier Earnings

Starting Couriers in California earn:

$9.64
an hour
$20,060
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Courier salary comparison

Couriers earn less than 74% percent of Services careers in California. Courier salaries are in the bottom 86% of all careers in California.

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Printing Worker Salary in California $35k
Courier Salary $30k
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Taxi Driver Salary in California $25k
Hostess Salary in California $19k

Historical salary for Couriers in California

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

How to Become a Courier

Interested in becoming a Courier? Here are your next steps.

  1. Take the Sokanu Career Test

    Would you make a good courier? Sokanu's free assessment reveals how compatible you are with a career across 5 dimensions!

    Take the free career test
  2. Get the Education

    • Delaware Technical Community College-Terry | Dover, DE
      Offers: Associates
    • Delaware Technical Community College-Stanton/Wilmington | Wilmington, DE
      Offers: Certificate, Associates
    • Delaware State University | Dover, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • University of Delaware | Newark, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • Goldey-Beacom College | Wilmington, DE
      Offers: Certificate, Associates, Bachelors
  3. Get Hired

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