Mail Clerk or Mail Machine Operator (but not Postal Service) Salary

For Mail Clerks, hourly average wages total $13.58 per hour. Geography and career length each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Men working as Mail Clerks who took the survey just slightly outnumber women at 55 percent. While just over one in five report receiving no health benefits, a fair number do receive medical coverage, and the greater part have dental, as well. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$24,181 - $43,635
$24K
$31K
$44K
MEDIAN: $30,930
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50%
90%

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$10.36 - $17.72
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$14
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MEDIAN: $13.62
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$0$43K
Salary $24,181 - $43,635
Bonus $98.99 - $4,932
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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$22,163 - $39,297
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 54
Hourly Data $0$24
Hourly Rate $10.36 - $17.72
Overtime $14.83 - $24.93
Annual Data $0$39K
Bonus $98.99 - $4,932
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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$22,163 - $39,297
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 245

Job Description for Mail Clerk or Mail Machine Operator (but not Postal Service)

Mail clerk or mail machine operator (but not postal service) are responsible for sorting company mail, delivering mail as needed, and performing any other necessary mail-related duties for their organization. They are in charge of operating the mail machine and making sure all incoming and outgoing mail is not damaged. Their main responsibilities also include providing regular maintenance to the mail machine, organizing mailroom supplies, and ordering additional supplies as required. They must use problem-solving skills to overcome daily obstacles and multitask effectively.

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Mail Clerk or Mail Machine Operator (but not Postal Service) Tasks

  • Open, date stamp, classify and sort envelopes.
  • Meter outgoing mail.
  • Stuff outgoing mail.
  • Unload mail truck.

Common Career Paths for Mail Clerk or Mail Machine Operator (but not Postal Service)


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Mail Clerks may enjoy a small increase in earnings as they climb the career ladder to roles like Mailroom Supervisor, which pays $35K on average annually. Given that the median pay is $26K, it may be surprising to find that a Mailroom Clerk is the most common role for Mail Clerks to subsequently assume on their way up the ladder. Transitioning into an Administrative Assistant role — which pays $31K — is also typical for Mail Clerks, though less common by comparison.

Mail Clerk or Mail Machine Operator (but not Postal Service) Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Mail Clerk or Mail Machine Operator (but not Postal Service)

Pay by Experience for a Mail Clerk or Mail Machine Operator (but not Postal Service) has a positive trend. An entry-level Mail Clerk or Mail Machine Operator (but not Postal Service) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $27,000 based on 112 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Mail Clerk or Mail Machine Operator (but not Postal Service) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $29,000 based on 69 salaries. An experienced Mail Clerk or Mail Machine Operator (but not Postal Service) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $31,000 based on 91 salaries. A Mail Clerk or Mail Machine Operator (but not Postal Service) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $33,000 based on 25 salaries.

Mail Clerk or Mail Machine Operator (but not Postal Service) Advice

Q: What is it like working as a Mail Clerk or Mail Machine Operator (but not Postal Service)?

Mail Clerk or Mail Machine Operator (but not Postal Service) in Dallas:
"I wish I knew ther woul be no fare pay raises."
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Key Stats for Mail Clerk or Mail Machine Operator (but not Postal Service)

Gender

Female
47 %
Male
53 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 47 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
11%

Experience Affects Mail Clerk or Mail Machine Operator (but not Postal Service) Salaries

Late-Career
▲11%

Experienced
▲6%

National Average
$29,000

Mid-Career
▼1%

Entry-Level
▼7%

Skills That Affect Mail Clerk or Mail Machine Operator (but not Postal Service) Salaries


National Average
$29,000

Sorting
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 47 votes.

Gender

Female
47 %
Male
53 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
no benefits
None: 23%