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

$16.03
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$500
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The average hourly pay for a Postal Service Mail Sorter / Processor or Processing Machine Operator is $16.03.
10%
$10.73
MEDIAN
$16.03
90%
$20.36
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$102 - $1,458
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What Do Postal Service Mail Sorter / Processor or Processing Machine Operators Do?

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.

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

4 out of 5
(19)
Highly Satisfied
2Reviews

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Career Paths

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What Are Popular Skills for Postal Service Mail Sorter / Processor or Processing Machine Operators?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Postal Service Mail Sorter / Processor or Processing Machine Operators?

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 $15.51 based on 36 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 $15.68 based on 74 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 $14.95 based on 20 salaries. An experienced Postal Service Mail Sorter / Processor or Processing Machine Operator with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.60 based on 30 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $20.

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Years of Experience

This data is based on 187 survey responses.
Entry Level
19.3%
Early Career
39.6%
Mid Career
10.7%
Experienced
16.0%
Late Career
14.4%