United States Postal Worker (Mail Handler) Salary

The average salary for a United States Postal Worker (Mail Handler) is $54,204 per year.

$31,009 - $61,534
$31K
$54K
$62K
MEDIAN: $53,537
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50%
90%

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$13.37 - $28.69
$13
$15
$29
MEDIAN: $15.09
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$0$61K
Salary $31,009 - $61,534
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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$29,252 - $60,386
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 17
Hourly Data $0$40
Hourly Rate $13.37 - $28.69
Overtime $33.50
Annual Data $0$60K
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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$29,252 - $60,386
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 13

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Job Description for United States Postal Worker (Mail Handler)

The United States Postal Service is a federal agency that provides postal service throughout the U.S. United States postal workers (mail handlers) perform a number of functions related to ensuring that letters, packages, postcards and other pieces of mail are handled properly and delivered to the correct destination. Mail handlers often work at mail processing centers and larger post offices, and they perform duties such as unloading, sorting and packing mail so that it can be delivered to other processing centers or post offices. Specific duties performed by mail handlers include placing empty mail sacks on racks, removing mail from sacks, rewrapping damaged packages and putting mail that has been processed into the appropriate sacks. They also cancel stamps for items sent through parcel post, as well as run the canceling machines and transport mail from the canceling machines to distribution areas. Mail handlers may need to operate forklifts and inspect equipment to ensure it is functioning properly as well.

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Key Stats for United States Postal Worker (Mail Handler)

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
23%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
3%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
13%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects United States Postal Worker (Mail Handler) Salaries

Late-Career
▲23%

National Average
$47,000

Entry-Level
▼27%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
23%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
3%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
no benefits
None:
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