Information About Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, And Processing Machine Operators

Training Requirements for Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, And Processing Machine Operators

Postal service mail sorters, processors, and processing machine operators need high school diploma or equivalent.

Degrees for Postal service mail sorters, processors, and processing machine operators
Training for Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, And Processing Machine Operators
Percent
Less than High School 4.8
High School 29.5
Some College 36.1
Associates Degree 11.9
Bachelors Degree 14.6
Masters Degree 2.5
Doctorate or Professional Degree 0.5

Employment outlook for Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, And Processing Machine Operators

Represents about 117,000 people in the United States.

Employment prospects are down Over the next 5 years there will be aproximately 39,000 less postal service mail sorters, processors, and processing machine operators but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 13,000 more.


Hourly Income

On average, postal service mail sorters, processors, and processing machine operators make $23.90 per hour.

Hourly Income Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Postal service mail sorters, processors, and processing machine operators $15.63 $18.39 $27.03 $27.31 $27.55
Office and administrative support occupations $9.95 $12.39 $16.37 $21.90 $28.46
Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers $9.24 $10.81 $14.63 $20.20 $27.87
Postal service workers $16.06 $17.70 $27.30 $28.77 $28.78
National Average $9.27 $11.60 $17.81 $28.92 $45.45

Annual Salaries

On average, postal service mail sorters, processors, and processing machine operators make $49,710 per year.

Annual Salary Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Postal service mail sorters, processors, and processing machine operators $32,510 $38,250 $56,220 $56,800 $57,300
Office and administrative support occupations $20,700 $25,760 $34,050 $45,550 $59,190
Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers $19,220 $22,490 $30,430 $42,010 $57,970
Postal service workers $33,410 $36,820 $56,790 $59,850 $59,860
National Average $19,290 $24,140 $37,040 $60,150 $94,540

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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