Salary for Postal Service Clerks

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Also known as:  Bulk Mail Clerk, Bulk Mail Technician, Parcel Post Clerk, Postal Clerk, Postal Service Clerk, Postal Service Window Clerk helps find better paying jobs across all specialties and locations. Sign up in our career community today!

Postal Service Clerks sort, distribute, and deliver mail as well as help customers with an array of other mail services including the purchase of stamps and money orders and weighing boxes and packages. Clerks collect fees for postage and obtain signed receipts, registered mail and other special tasks. A high school diploma is needed to work as a Postal Service Clerk, as well as additional testing and on-the-job training. The ability to work with customers in a fast-paced environment and work with computer and computerized software is a must.

A Postal Service Clerk will normally receive a salary between $37,760 - $64,260 depending on education and experience. can receive an average pay level of fifty-one thousand two hundred dollars per year.

are paid at the highest level in Guam, where they can earn compensation, on average, of near $55,630. These professionals make the highest salary in Transportation and Warehousing, where they can get pay of $51,200.

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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 24.18 percent nationwide in that time.


Postal Service Clerks tend to make the most in the following industries:

Transportation and Warehousing

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Transportation and Warehousing
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