Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except Postal Service Career

Job Description: Prepare incoming and outgoing mail for distribution. Use hand or mail handling machines to time stamp, open, read, sort, and route incoming mail; and address, seal, stamp, fold, stuff, and affix postage to outgoing mail or packages. Duties may also include keeping necessary records and completed forms.


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Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except Postal Service Career

Salary Info

Median Annual Wage

$30,580

Median Hourly Wage

$14.70*

Total Employed Nationally

91,530


Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics May 2016 wage data and 2016-2026 employment projections. "Projected growth" represents the estimated change in total employment over the projections period (2016-2026). "Projected job openings" represent openings due to growth and replacement.