A United States Postal Worker (Mail Processing Clerk) earns an average wage of $16.08 per hour.
United States Postal Worker (Mail Processing Clerk) Total Pay (?
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$29,845 - $55,911
(Median)
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40K
51K
MEDIAN: $50,802
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50%
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United States Postal Worker (Mail Processing Clerk) Total Pay (?
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$10.33 - $25.70
(Median)
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24
MEDIAN: $16.00
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75%
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National Salary Data

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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$29,845 - $55,911  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,980  
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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$23,740 - $57,197  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 24 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 134
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$10.33 - $25.70  
   
Overtime
$1.86 - $38.57  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,980  
   
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).
)
$23,740 - $57,197  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 24 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 134
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Job Description for United States Postal Worker (Mail Processing Clerk)
  • Prepare and organize work area, ensuring tools and equipment are readied.
  • Run mail processing machine, clearing jams and ensuring flow of mail.
  • Load and unload mail, culling items that cannot be automatically processed.
  • Assist with other tasks as requested.
Pay by Experience Level for United States Postal Worker (Mail Processing Clerk)
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Experience Affects United States Postal Worker (Mail Processing Clerk) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 18%
Experienced
up arrow 17%
Mid-Career
up arrow 8%
National Average
$45,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 30%
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Gender
Female
53%
female alumni
 
Male
47%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
28%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 37%
vision benefits Vision: 32% employee benefits None: 19%
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