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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 2012 employment from largest to smallest.  Return to the Search Page.

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SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2012 2022 Numeric
Change
53-3033 Truck Drivers, Light or Delivery Services
17,500 17,300 -200
43-5021 Couriers and Messengers
3,500 3,100 -400
53-1031 First-Line Sup/Mgrs of Trans and Material-Moving Vehicle Operators
1,300 1,400 100
43-5032 Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance
900 900 0
43-4051 Customer Service Representatives
900 900 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2012 2022 Numeric
Change
43-1011 First-Line Sup/Mgrs of Office and Administrative Support Workers
700 800 100
43-9061 Office Clerks, General
600 600 0
43-5011 Cargo and Freight Agents
600 600 0
41-3099 Sales Representatives, Services, All Other
500 500 0
11-3071 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers
500 500 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2012 2022 Numeric
Change
11-2022 Sales Managers
300 300 0
53-7051 Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators
300 300 0
43-3031 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks
200 200 0
13-1199 Business Operations Specialists, All Other
200 200 0
11-3121 Human Resources Managers
100 100 0
SOC Code  (3) Occupation Title
Employment in California (1)
2012 2022 Numeric
Change
43-5081 Stock Clerks and Order Fillers
100 100 0
43-3021 Billing and Posting Clerks and Machine Operators
100 100 0

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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