Mail Handler Salary

The average pay for a Mail Handler is $14.44 per hour.

$30,389 - $55,942
(Median)
$30K
$52K
$56K
MEDIAN: $51,922
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90%

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$10.34 - $24.54
(Median)
$10
$14
$25
MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$30,389 - $55,942  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,002  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$24,343 - $54,699  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 30
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$10.34 - $24.54  
   
Overtime
$9.70 - $39.28  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,002  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$24,343 - $54,699  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 60

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Job Description for Mail Handler

  • Identify damaged, broken or poorly wrapped items for special action.
  • Sort mail into appropriate bins and areas, prioritizing time-sensitive parcels and envelopes.
  • Load and unload mail trucks.
  • Label containers and move them to designated areas.

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Pay by Experience Level for Mail Handler

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Mail Handler Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 51%

Experienced
up arrow 50%

Mid-Career
up arrow 32%

National Average
$35,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
19%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 70% dental benefits Dental: 47%
vision benefits Vision: 36% employee benefits None: 30%