United States Postal Worker (Mail Handler) Salary

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

$30,549 - $77,582
$31K
$55K
$78K
MEDIAN: $54,783
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50%
90%

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$12.67 - $22.09
$13
$15
$22
MEDIAN: $15.16
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$0$77K
Salary $30,549 - $77,582
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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$28,504 - $58,913
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 21
Hourly Data $0$41
Hourly Rate $12.67 - $22.09
Hourly Tips $1.42
Overtime $16.50 - $41.49
Annual Data $0$58K
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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$28,504 - $58,913
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 37

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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United States Postal Worker (Mail Handler) Pay By Employer

$0$58K

$56,747

United States Postal Worker (Mail Handler) Job Listings

Key Stats for United States Postal Worker (Mail Handler)

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
22%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
2%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
10%

Experience Affects United States Postal Worker (Mail Handler) Salaries

Late-Career
▲59%

National Average
$36,000

Entry-Level
▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
22%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
2%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
no benefits
None: 14%