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Postal Service Clerk Salary

The average pay for a Postal Service Clerk is $14.99 per hour. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.

$25,447 - $56,543
(Median)
$25K
$50K
$57K
MEDIAN: $50,460
10%
50%
90%

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$10.20 - $23.90
(Median)
$10
$15
$24
MEDIAN: $14.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$25,447 - $56,543  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,936  
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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$22,516 - $53,904  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 26
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$10.20 - $23.90  
   
Overtime
$7.50 - $39.04  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,936  
   
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).
)
$22,516 - $53,904  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 69

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Job Description for Postal Service Clerk

Education and Certification requirements entail that all postal service clerks successfully complete and pass a written examination. Test scores will then be evaluated for further employment consideration. Pre-employment drug screening is a mandatory requirement for all postal service positions.

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Postal Service Clerk Tasks

  • Weigh, stamp and sort mail.
  • Process and file forms.
  • Assist customers with mailing packages and letters.

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Pay by Experience Level for Postal Service Clerk

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

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Experience Affects Postal Service Clerk Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 54%

Late-Career
up arrow 46%

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

National Average
$34,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
19%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 67% dental benefits Dental: 43%
vision benefits Vision: 39% employee benefits None: 33%
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