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

The average annual and hourly salaries for postal service mail sorters, processors, and processing machine operators in the state of Puerto Rico 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 Puerto Rico 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 2014 and published in May 2015 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$55,700
75th Percentile Wage
$54,530
50th Percentile Wage
$53,670
25th Percentile Wage
$45,350
10th Percentile Wage
$31,740

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postal service mail sorters, processors, and processing machine operators in Puerto Rico in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $55,700. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $53,670. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $31,740.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$26.78
75th Percentile Wage
$26.22
50th Percentile Wage
$25.81
25th Percentile Wage
$21.80
10th Percentile Wage
$15.26

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for postal service mail sorters, processors, and processing machine operators in Puerto Rico in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $26.78. The median hourly salary is $25.81. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $15.26.

Table 3. Salary Trend

YearAverage Annual SalaryGrowth (%)
2014 $53,670 1.28%
2013 $52,990 %
2012 $52,990 1.86%
2011 $52,020 1.11%
2010 $51,450 -

Table 3 shows the salary trend for postal service mail sorters, processors, and processing machine operators in state of Puerto Rico from 2010 to 2014. We note that from 2010 to 2014 the average salary has increased by 4.31%. We note that in 2013 the average salary is the same as that in 2012.We also note that the average annual wage had a moderate growth of 1.86% in the year 2012 and a small increase of 1.11% in 2011.

Table 4. Average Postal Service Mail Sorter, Processor, and Processing Machine Operator Wage in Puerto Rico vs. Related Jobs

OccupationAverage Wage
Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, and Processing Machine Operators
$53,670
Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks
$26,130
Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks
$18,300
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers
$18,050
Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping
$19,740
Cargo and Freight Agents
$23,580
Couriers and Messengers
$18,790

Postal Service Mail Sorter, Processor, and Processing Machine Operator Salary by State

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