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Mailroom Clerk Salary

The average wage for a Mailroom Clerk is $12.15 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. A skill in Customer Service is associated with high pay for this job. For the first five to ten years in this position, wages increase modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.
$21,758 - $42,623
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MEDIAN: $29,612
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$9.11 - $15.95
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MEDIAN: $12.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$15K$30K$45K
Salary
$21,758 - $42,623  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,468  
Profit Sharing
$358.00 - $1,526  
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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$19,784 - $35,278  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 115
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.11 - $15.95  
   
Overtime
$11.98 - $24.92  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,468  
   
Profit Sharing
$358.00 - $1,526  
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).
)
$19,784 - $35,278  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 471
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Job Description for Mailroom Clerk

Large companies that have a centralized headquarters or corporate hub typically hire a mailroom clerk or clerks to oversee the flow of bills, payments, and other mail. Mail clerks are charged with receiving, sorting, and sometimes opening the incoming mail deliveries. They are also usually responsible for distributing the mail to the proper recipients within the company. A mailroom clerk typically sorts incoming mail by department or receiving individual. In many companies, the clerk also opens and sorts mail such as invoices for accounts payable departments.

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Mailroom Clerk Tasks

  • 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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Pay by Experience Level for Mailroom Clerk

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

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Experience Affects Mailroom Clerk Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 12%

Experienced
up arrow 8%


National Average
$26,000


Skills That Affect Mailroom Clerk Salaries

Customer Service
up arrow 14%

Microsoft Outlook
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Excel
0%

National Average
$26,000

Machine Operation
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 102 votes.

Gender

Female
35 %
Male
65 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 74% dental benefits Dental: 62%
vision benefits Vision: 51% employee benefits None: 24%