Mail Sorter Salary

The average rate for a Mail Sorter is $11.69 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

$25,434 - $58,326
$39K
MEDIAN: $39,000
50%

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$8.80 - $17.66
$8
$12
$18
MEDIAN: $11.73
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$39,000  
   
Bonus
$1,100  
Total Pay (?
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$18,744 - $38,485  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 8
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$8.80 - $17.66  
   
Overtime
$19.91  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$1,100  
   
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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$18,744 - $38,485  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 71

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Job Description for Mail Sorter

Mail sorters are responsible for sorting incoming and outgoing mail, as well as sorting and routing mail to the correct destinations; this may be done manually or with the aid of a sorting machine. Mail sorters should also be able to troubleshoot these machines and make minor repairs or call a technician when necessary.

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Mail Sorter Tasks

  • Prepare incoming and outgoing mail for distribution.
  • Weighs packages or letters, computes charges using weight scale and rate chart.
  • Duties include time stamping, opening, reading, sorting, and routing incoming mail; sealing, stamping, and affixing postage to outgoing mail or packages; and keeping necessary records.

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Key Stats for Mail Sorter

Gender

Female
35 %
Male
65 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
Less than 1 year
18%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
4%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects Mail Sorter Salaries

Late-Career
▲54%

Experienced
▲22%

National Average
$26,000

Entry-Level
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
35 %
Male
65 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
18%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
4%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 64%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
vision benefits
Vision: 53%
no benefits
None: 25%
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