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

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Training

Postal service mail sorters, processors, and processing machine operators need short-term on-the-job training.

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 3.2
High School 34.1
Some College 33.2
Associates Degree 11.0
Bachelors Degree 16.2
Masters Degree 1.9
Doctorate or Professional Degree 0.2

Employment

Represents about 179,000 people in the United States- 0.0% of which are self-employed

Employment prospects are down Over the next 5 years there will be aproximately 54,000 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 16,000 more.


Hourly Income

On average, postal service mail sorters, processors, and processing machine operators make $23.26 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 $12.00 $24.40 $25.50 $25.50 $25.50
Office and administrative support occupations $9.13 $11.40 $15.00 $20.00 $25.90
National Average $8.65 $10.70 $16.50 $26.60 $41.00

Annual Salaries

On average, postal service mail sorters, processors, and processing machine operators make $48,380 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 $24,970 $50,770 $53,080 $53,100 $53,100
Office and administrative support occupations $18,980 $23,760 $31,250 $41,590 $53,880
National Average $18,000 $22,380 $34,460 $55,470 $85,280

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

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