Delivery and courier service drivers

National Occupation Code (NOC): 7514  ยท  Browse All Occupations

Delivery and courier service drivers drive automobiles, vans and light trucks to pick up and deliver various products. They are employed by dairies, drug stores, newspaper distributors, take-out food establishments, dry cleaners, mobile caterers, courier and messenger service companies and many other establishments, or they may be self-employed.

Alternate Job Titles

  • Amusement Machine Route Agent
  • Bakery Deliveryman/woman
  • Bakery Route Salesman/woman
  • Bookmobile Driver
  • Bread Deliverer
  • Bread Route Driver
  • Cannabis Courier
  • Cannabis Delivery Driver
  • Canteen Driver
  • Courier Driver
  • Courier Service Driver
  • Courier Van Driver
  • Dairy Route Salesman/woman
  • Delivery Driver
  • Delivery Driver - Parcels
  • Delivery Salesperson
  • Delivery Truck Driver
  • Driver Salesman/woman
  • Driver Salesperson
  • Drug Store Delivery Driver
  • Dry Cleaning Driver
  • Expedite Driver
  • Fast Food Delivery Driver
  • Food Delivery Driver
  • Food Service Driver
  • Groceries Deliverer
  • Laundry Route Driver
  • Mail Service Courier
  • Milk Deliverer
  • Milkman/woman
  • Mobile Canteen Driver
  • Mobile Caterer
  • Motorized Mail Courier
  • Newspaper Delivery Driver
  • Parts Delivery Driver
  • Pizza Delivery Driver
  • Route Driver
  • Small Van Driver
  • Soft Drink Driver-salesman/woman
  • Soft Drinks Driver
  • Takeout Pizza Driver
  • Telephone Directory Deliverer - Courier Service
  • Town Messenger Driver
  • Vending Machine Driver-supplier
  • Bread Deliverer
  • Canteen Driver
  • Courier Service Driver
  • Delivery Driver
  • Driver Salesperson
  • Dry Cleaning Driver
  • Mail Service Courier
  • Newspaper Delivery Driver
  • Pizza Delivery Driver
  • Vending Machine Driver-supplier
  • Cannabis Delivery Driver
  • Route Sales
  • Route Service Sales Representative
  • Delivery
  • Driver - Delivery
  • Delivery Person

Median Income by Education

The following table details the median income for various education levels for delivery and courier service drivers.

Education Level Median Income
No certificate, diploma or degree $21,075
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate $31,244
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma $33,035
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma $24,843
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level N/A
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above $22,799
Total: Highest certificate, diploma or degree $27,897
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

Median Income by Gender

The following table details median income by gender for delivery and courier service drivers.

Gender Median Income
Male $27,897
Female $29,013
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Extracted Salary Information (382 samples)

The following salary data has been extracted from job posts indexed on this website over the last year for delivery and courier service drivers.

$19,500.00
Lowest Observed
$185,000.00
Highest Observed
$34,515.00
25th Percentile
$43,265.72
Average
$39,000.00
Median
$46,800.00
75th Percentile

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Regional Employment Participation by Age Group

This chart and accompanying table outlines regional employment participation by age group for delivery and courier service drivers

Age Group Employed Individuals
15 to 24 years 235
25 to 34 years 280
35 to 44 years 280
45 to 54 years 480
55 to 64 years 525
65 to 74 years 180
75 years and over 35
Total 2,015
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Employment Type

This chart outlines regional employment participation by employment type for delivery and courier service drivers. Hover over a pie section to see the associated employment type, or refer to the table below.

Employment Type Employed Individuals
Full Time 990
Part Time 1,060
Total 2,050
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Regional Employment Participation by Gender

This chart outlines regional employment participation by gender for delivery and courier service drivers. Hover over a pie section to see the associated gender, or refer to the table below.

Gender Employed Individuals
Male 1,810
Female 190
Total 2,020
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Regional Employment Participation by Class of Worker

This chart outlines regional employment participation by class of worker for delivery and courier service drivers. Hover over a pie section to see the associated class, or refer to the table below.

Class Employed Individuals
Employee 1,780
Self Employed 230
Total 2,015
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Labour Force Status

This chart outlines regional employment participation by labour force status for delivery and courier service drivers. Hover over a pie section to see the associated labour status, or refer to the table below.

Labour Status Individuals
Employed 1,920
Unemployed 95
Total 2,015
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Education Level

This chart outlines regional employment participation by education level for delivery and courier service drivers. Hover over a pie section to see the associated education level, or refer to the table below.

Education Level Individuals
No certificate, diploma or degree 435
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate 920
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 190
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 395
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 15
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 100
Total 2,050
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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