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

The average annual and hourly salaries for postal service mail sorters, processors, and processing machine operators in the state of Maine 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 Maine cities 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 Maine

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$34,570
25th Percentile Wage
$40,510
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 Maine 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 $34,570.

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
1.80% 7.44%
2016
$56,220
0.92% -
2015
$55,700
6.36% -
2014
$52,160
1.27% -
2013
$51,500
-2.89% -
2012
$52,990
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postal service mail sorters, processors, and processing machine operators in some Maine cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postal service mail sorters, processors, and processing machine operators in state of Maine ranges from $24,970 to $57,250. The highest paying area for postal service mail sorters, processors, and processing machine operators in Maine is Portland-South Portland-Biddeford with a median annual salary of $57,250. The second highest paying city/area in Maine State is Bangor (mean annual salary $54,310). The lowest paying area is Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $24,970.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Portland-South Portland-Biddeford
$57,250
Bangor
$54,310
Northeast Maine nonmetropolitan area
$24,970
Southwest Maine nonmetropolitan area
$24,970




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