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How Much Does a Mail Clerk Earn In The United States?

Mail Clerk Salaries
Updated December 31, 2020
Average Yearly Salary
$27,000
$19,000
$27,000
$37,000
The average mail clerk makes about $27,105 per year. That's $13.03 per hour! Those in the lower 10%, such as entry-level positions, only make about $19,000 a year. Meanwhile, the top 10% are sitting pretty with an average salary of $37,000. Many of mail clerks seem to be drawn to professional and finance companies. Unless they care more about money, in which case mail clerks tend to work at professional, None, and None companies. Even the employees who work in these industries can confirm that's where the money is. Although money is important, a lot of people base their career decisions solely on location. That's why we found that Alaska, Washington and Wyoming pay mail clerks the highest salaries.
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Where Mail Clerks Earn The Most

The darker areas on the map show where mail clerks earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

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How Much Do Mail Clerks Earn In Different Cities?

While a mail clerk can average a salary of $27,105 per year, or $13.03 per hour, there are many opportunities for mail clerks to make more. For example, in Anchorage, AK you might make $48,818 per year. Other high-paying locations include Seattle, WA, Portland, OR and Denver, CO. If you're in an entry-level position, your best bet is to move to Anchorage, AK where the average starting salary is $35,000. The highest paying states for mail clerks include Alaska, Washington and Wyoming. Meanwhile, Maine, Delaware, and Texas offer the lowest salaries.
Location
City
Average Salary

Anchorage, AK

Salary Range41k - 57k$49k$48,818

Seattle, WA

Salary Range34k - 50k$42k$42,119

Portland, OR

Salary Range30k - 44k$37k$36,801

Denver, CO

Salary Range28k - 44k$36k$35,663

Kansas City, MO

Salary Range27k - 45k$35k$35,312

Albuquerque, NM

Salary Range28k - 42k$35k$35,140

Salt Lake City, UT

Salary Range27k - 41k$34k$34,076

Urban Honolulu, HI

Salary Range28k - 39k$33k$33,465

Des Moines, IA

Salary Range25k - 43k$33k$33,161

Minneapolis, MN

Salary Range24k - 42k$32k$32,421
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High Paying Mail Clerk Jobs

Which Companies Pay Mail Clerks The Most?

If you want to get paid the most as a mail clerk, being employed by a company such as Job Corps or Dow Jones would be a smart choice, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. Additionally, companies like Coustic-Glo International Ceiling Maintenance and Bridgewater State University also report highly competitive salaries for mail clerks.
Company
Company
Average Salary
Job Corps
Salary Range51k - 53k$53k$52,861
Dow Jones
Salary Range42k - 46k$44k$44,265
Coustic-Glo International Ceiling Maintenance
Salary Range40k - 45k$43k$42,886
Bridgewater State University
Salary Range27k - 33k$30k$30,265
Prime Healthcare Services
Salary Range27k - 30k$29k$29,067
Indian Health Service
Salary Range27k - 30k$29k$28,861
Cree
Salary Range27k - 30k$29k$28,819
CornerStone Staffing
Salary Range26k - 30k$29k$28,576
Randstad USA
Salary Range26k - 30k$28k$28,411
FedEx
Salary Range26k - 29k$28k$28,388
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Mail Clerk Salary History

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    How Experience Affects Mail Clerk Salaries

    The salary for a mail clerk can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. Data on how experience level affects total compensation is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

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