Postal Service Mail Sorter / Processor or Processing Machine Operator Salary (United States)

A Postal Service Mail Sorter / Processor or Processing Machine Operator earns an average wage of $12.89 per hour.
Postal Service Mail Sorter / Processor or Processing Machine Operator Total Pay (?
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$21,772 - $54,425
(Median)
22K
29K
48K
MEDIAN: $47,590
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Postal Service Mail Sorter / Processor or Processing Machine Operator Total Pay (?
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$9.15 - $22.17
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $12.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$21,772 - $54,425  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,973  
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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$20,168 - $53,328  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 119
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.15 - $22.17  
   
Overtime
$12.47 - $32.27  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,973  
   
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).
)
$20,168 - $53,328  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 119
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Job Description for Postal Service Mail Sorter / Processor or Processing Machine Operator

  • Move sorted mail to appropriate delivery areas.
  • Sort mail by hand and move sorted and unsorted boxes.
  • Place trays and boxes into the appropriate area for machine sorting.
  • Empty recycle and trash bins.

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Pay by Experience Level for Postal Service Mail Sorter / Processor or Processing Machine Operator

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

Experience Affects Postal Service Mail Sorter / Processor or Processing Machine Operator Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 54%
Experienced
up arrow 50%
Mid-Career
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National Average
$32,000
Entry-Level
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Gender

Female
52%
female alumni
 
Male
48%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 54%
vision benefits Vision: 40% employee benefits None: 22%
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