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 $12.60 per hour.
Postal Service Mail Sorter / Processor or Processing Machine Operator Salary (?
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$21,772 - $54,621
(Median)
22K
29K
48K
MEDIAN: $47,590
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Postal Service Mail Sorter / Processor or Processing Machine Operator Salary (?
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$9.17 - $21.78
(Median)
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22
MEDIAN: $12.00
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90%
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National Salary Data

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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$21,772 - $54,621  
   
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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$20,260 - $53,251  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 41
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.17 - $21.78  
   
Overtime
$9.80 - $30.91  
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).
)
$20,260 - $53,251  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 72
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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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Experience Affects Postal Service Mail Sorter / Processor or Processing Machine Operator Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 57%
Experienced
up arrow 53%
National Average
$32,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 20%

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Gender

Female
50%
female alumni
 
Male
50%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 53%
vision benefits Vision: 38% employee benefits None: 22%
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