Postal Service Mail Sorter, Processor, and Processing Machine Operator Salary Information in Iowa

The average annual and hourly salaries for postal service mail sorters, processors, and processing machine operators in the state of Iowa are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of postal service mail sorters, processors, and processing machine operators among Iowa metropolitan areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, and Processing Machine Operators in Iowa

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$34,300
25th Percentile Wage
$37,190
50th Percentile Wage
$57,250
75th Percentile Wage
$58,560
90th Percentile Wage
$58,570

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postal service mail sorters, processors, and processing machine operators in Iowa in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $58,570. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $57,250. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $34,300.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of postal service mail sorters, processors, and processing machine operators from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$57,250
1.82% 7.42%
2016
$56,210
0.91% -
2015
$55,700
3.63% -
2014
$53,680
1.29% -
2013
$52,990
-0.02% -
2012
$53,000
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, and Processing Machine Operators in Iowa Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postal service mail sorters, processors, and processing machine operators in some Iowa cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postal service mail sorters, processors, and processing machine operators in state of Iowa ranges from $24,970 to $57,250. The highest paying area for postal service mail sorters, processors, and processing machine operators in Iowa is Davenport-Moline-Rock Island with a median annual salary of $57,250. The second highest paying city/area in Iowa State is Des Moines-West Des Moines (mean annual salary $57,250). The lowest paying area is Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $24,970.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Davenport-Moline-Rock Island
$57,250
Des Moines-West Des Moines
$57,250
Cedar Rapids
$46,210
Waterloo-Cedar Falls
$42,420
Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$24,980
Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$24,970
Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$24,970
Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$24,970




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