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List of Occupations Employed in Couriers and Messengers

The following occupations are employed in Couriers and Messengers   NAICS Code  492000   (2).

This list is sorted by the 2014 employment from largest to smallest.  Return to the Search Page.

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SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
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53-3033 Truck Drivers, Light or Delivery Services
19,500 24,400 4,900
43-5021 Couriers and Messengers
4,600 5,400 800
53-3032 Truck Drivers, Heavy and Tractor-Trailer
3,000 3,500 500
53-1031 First-Line Sup/Mgrs of Trans and Material-Moving Vehicle Operators
1,500 1,800 300
53-3031 Driver/Sales Workers
1,300 1,500 200
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
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43-5032 Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance
1,200 1,400 200
43-4051 Customer Service Representatives
600 700 100
43-5071 Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks
600 600 0
53-7011 Conveyor Operators and Tenders
600 700 100
43-9061 Office Clerks, General
500 600 100
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
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43-5011 Cargo and Freight Agents
500 600 100
41-3099 Sales Representatives, Services, All Other
500 600 100
43-1011 First-Line Sup/Mgrs of Office and Administrative Support Workers
400 500 100
43-3011 Bill and Account Collectors
400 500 100
11-3071 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers
300 400 100
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
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53-7051 Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators
200 300 100
53-7064 Packers and Packagers, Hand
100 100 0
13-1071 Human Resources Specialists*
100 100 0
13-1111 Management Analysts
100 200 100
13-1151 Training and Development Specialists
100 100 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
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13-1199 Business Operations Specialists, All Other
100 100 0
43-3031 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks
100 100 0
49-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers
100 100 0
49-3023 Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics
100 100 0
13-2011 Accountants and Auditors
100 100 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2014 2024 Numeric
Change
15-1152 Computer Network Support Specialists
100 100 0
17-2112 Industrial Engineers
100 100 0
33-9021 Private Detectives and Investigators
100 100 0
11-3121 Human Resources Managers
0 100 100

Data Notes:

(1)  Source:  These data come from the Industry and Occupation Employment Projections program of the Employment Development Department.  All employment figures have been rounded to the nearest 100.  See the Occupational Projections - Introduction and Methods and the Industry Projections - Introduction and Methods for more information.  Some occupation/industry combinations may not be included to protect employer confidentiality or because the base survey resulted in a large standard error.

Although these Staffing Patterns are not provided below the state level, the Employment Projections by Industry and Occupation are available by county or groups of counties.

(2)  The NAICS - North American Industry Classification System is the nationally recognized system to categorize industries. See the NAICS Division Structure at the U.S. Department of Labor Web site for a complete list of industries and their definitions.

(3)  "SOC Code" - Search for a particular Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) code or occupation title at the Bureau of Labor Statistics Web site.

(4) The Training Levels were developed by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. They are meant to show the education and training needed for someone to perform that occupation. It also reflects the preferred training requirements of most employers. For a complete list of the training levels go to BLS Training Level Definitions

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