Mailroom Clerk Salary

A Mailroom Clerk earns an average wage of $12.26 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.
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$21,955 - $45,565
(Median)
$22K
$30K
$46K
MEDIAN: $30,486
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$9.24 - $16.08
(Median)
$9
$12
$16
MEDIAN: $12.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$21,955 - $45,565  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,041  
Profit Sharing
$350.00 - $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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$19,962 - $36,175  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 121
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.24 - $16.08  
   
Overtime
$12.66 - $25.63  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,041  
   
Profit Sharing
$350.00 - $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).
)
$19,962 - $36,175  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 512
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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

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Experience Affects Mailroom Clerk Salaries




National Average
$27,000


Skills That Affect Mailroom Clerk Salaries

Customer Service
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Microsoft Word
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Microsoft Outlook
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Microsoft Office
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National Average
$27,000

Microsoft Excel
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Machine Operation
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Jobsite Delivery
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 109 votes.

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 73% dental benefits Dental: 63%
vision benefits Vision: 53% employee benefits None: 24%
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