Average Postal Service Mail Sorter / Processor or Processing Machine Operator Hourly Pay

$15.58
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
$900
Bonus
$2,250
Profit Sharing
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The average hourly pay for a Postal Service Mail Sorter / Processor or Processing Machine Operator is $15.58.
10%
$10.55
10%
$15.58
50%
$21.14
90%
90%
MEDIAN $15.58
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Hourly Rate
$11 - $21
Bonus
$200 - $1,500
Profit Sharing
$0 - $2,250
Total Pay
$22,638 - $57,110

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Job Description for Postal Service Mail Sorter / Processor or Processing Machine Operator

Postal Service Mail Sorter / Processor or Processing Machine Operator Tasks
  • Place trays and boxes into the appropriate area for machine sorting.
  • Empty recycle and trash bins.
  • Move sorted mail to appropriate delivery areas.
  • Sort mail by hand and move sorted and unsorted boxes.

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Career Paths

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Postal Service Mail Sorter / Processor or Processing Machine Operator
Package Handler
Customer Service Specialist
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Postal Service Mail Sorter / Processor or Processing Machine Operator

Skills in Machine Operation, Data Processing and Electronic Troubleshooting are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Data Entry and Sorting.

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

An entry-level Postal Service Mail Sorter / Processor or Processing Machine Operator with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $14.88 based on 34 salaries. An early career Postal Service Mail Sorter / Processor or Processing Machine Operator with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.11 based on 88 salaries. A mid-career Postal Service Mail Sorter / Processor or Processing Machine Operator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.87 based on 22 salaries. An experienced Postal Service Mail Sorter / Processor or Processing Machine Operator with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.44 based on 35 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $22.

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Years of Experience

This data is based on 209 survey responses.
Entry Level
16.3%
Early Career
42.1%
Mid Career
10.5%
Experienced
16.7%
Late Career
14.4%