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Post Office Clerk Salary

$55,609 (USD)

Average Salary

$27/hr

Average Hourly

$979

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 10, 2019

The average pay for a Post Office Clerk is $55,609 a year and $27 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Post Office Clerk is between $40,619 and $68,114. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Post Office Clerk. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Assists with the operations of a post office by performing any combination of the following tasks.
  • Issues money orders.
  • Registers and insures mail and computes mailing costs of letters and parcels.
  • Sells postage stamps, postal cards, and stamped envelopes.
  • Places mail into pigeonholes of mail rack, or into bags, according to state, address, name of person, organization, or other scheme.
  • Examines mail for correct postage and cancels mail, using rubber stamp or canceling machine.
  • Weighs parcels and letters on scale and computes mailing cost based on weight and destination.
  • Records daily transactions.
  • Receives complaints concerning mail delivery, mail theft, and lost mail, completes and routes appropriate forms for investigation.
  • Answers questions pertaining to mail regulations or procedures.
  • Posts circulars on bulletin board for public information; distributes public announcements; and assists public in complying with other federal agency requirements, such as registration of aliens.
  • May drive motorcycle or light truck to deliver special delivery letters.
  • May be employed in remote retail store contracted by post office to provide postal services and be designated contract-post-office clerk.
Post Office Clerk Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Postal Service Clerks

Job family population: 78,830

Estimated population of Post Office Clerk jobs: 35,539

Rate of error: N/A

Estimated salary in 2024:
$64,467
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or simply America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), it is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe. Most of the country is located in central North America between Canada and Mexico. With an estimated population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the...

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Ajilon
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Dec 4
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Manpower
We are seeking an Office Clerk - to join our team! You will perform clerical and administrative functions in order to drive company success. Let Manpower help you get your foot in the door at a local ...
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Dec 2
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Local insurance claims company looking for an Office Clerk to join their team! Job Duties: * Document scanning * Uploading files into system * Using MS Excel to log and track data * Computer work

The average pay for a Post Office Clerk is $55,609 a year and $27 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Post Office Clerk is between $40,619 and $68,114. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Post Office Clerk. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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