Salary for Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators (not including Postal Service)

Also known as:  Direct Mail Clerk, Mailroom Clerk, Packaging Clerk helps management and administration professionals find better paying jobs across all specialties and locations.

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A Mail Clerk and Mail Machine Operator, except Postal Service, is an individual who prepares incoming and outgoing mail for distribution. This is completed through a machine that can open, stamp and read mail. Outgoing mail can be stamped, addressed and sealed. Other duties of this position can include keeping accurate record keeping and completing forms, weighing packages and letters, clearing jams in equipment, verifying proper address and postage and determining how the mail should be sent. Training is provided and individuals must have a high school diploma.

A Mail Clerk or Mail Machine Operator can receive an average wage between 16000 - 24000 depending on the level of education. Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except Postal Service will usually earn an average compensation of Twenty Seven Thousand dollars on a yearly basis.

Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except Postal Service obtain the highest salaries in the District of Columbia, which has compensation, on average, of just about $37260. Employees who work in this career make the highest salary in Public Administration, which has average wages of $39310.

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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 15.02 percent nationwide in that time.
Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators (not including Postal Service) tend to make the most in the following industries
Utilities $39,310
Public Administration $32,420
Other Services (except Public Administration) $31,490
Educational Services $29,810
Wholesale Trade $29,480
Management of Companies and Enterprises $28,910
In general, they earn less within the industries below
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services $24,990
Accommodation and Food Services $25,380
Retail Trade $26,140
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services $26,570
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing $26,750
Transportation and Warehousing $27,010