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Mail Sorter Salary

The average rate for a Mail Sorter is $9.80 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.
$8.08 - $15.05
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $9.00
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$8.08 - $15.05  
   
Overtime
$10.95 - $26.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,939  
   
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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$17,372 - $35,589  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 43
United States (change)

Job Description for Mail Sorter

  • 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.
  • Weighs packages or letters, computes charges using weight scale and rate chart.
  • Prepare incoming and outgoing mail for distribution.

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Experience Affects Mail Sorter Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 58%

National Average
$21,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
63 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
21%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
8%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 52% dental benefits Dental: 43%
vision benefits Vision: 39% employee benefits None: 39%