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Postal Service Clerk Salary Information

The salary statistics of postal service clerks are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of postal service clerks within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The postal service clerks annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1. Postal Service Clerk Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$34,580
25th Percentile Wage
$41,150
50th Percentile Wage
$58,550
75th Percentile Wage
$58,570
90th Percentile Wage
$59,800

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postal service clerks. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) postal service clerks is $59,800. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $58,550. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $34,580. Take note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 72% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of postal service clerks from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$58,550
3.01% 9.33%
2016
$56,790
0.00% -
2015
$56,790
2.11% -
2014
$55,590
3.15% -
2013
$53,840
1.39% -
2012
$53,090
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Table 2. Postal Service Clerk Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of postal service clerks in 1 major industry sectors are shown in Table 2.

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Transportation and Warehousing
$58,550

Table 3. Median Annual Wage of Postal Service Clerks by States

From the above tables we note that not only postal service clerks salaries vary considerably based on one's education and experience, and the industry sectors, they also change considerably from state to state. In the following table we compare the median salary of postal service clerks in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $42,410 to $58,570. The highest paying state for postal service clerks is Virgin Islands with a median annual salary of $58,570. The lowest paying state is North Dakota with a median annual salary of $42,410. For more salary information of postal service clerks profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
Virgin Islands
$58,570
Florida
$58,560
Georgia
$58,560
Hawaii
$58,560
Arizona
$58,560
Rhode Island
$58,560
Texas
$58,560
Puerto Rico
$58,560
Colorado
$58,560
Connecticut
$58,560
Delaware
$58,560
Maryland
$58,560
Massachusetts
$58,560
Michigan
$58,560
Louisiana
$58,560
New Jersey
$58,560
New York
$58,560
North Carolina
$58,560
District of Columbia
$58,560
California
$58,560
South Carolina
$58,550
Tennessee
$58,550
Virginia
$58,550
Illinois
$58,550
Nevada
$58,550
Ohio
$58,550
Pennsylvania
$58,550
Oregon
$53,330
Guam
$51,520
Indiana
$50,060
Alabama
$49,070
Wisconsin
$46,230
Washington
$45,110
New Mexico
$45,110
Utah
$45,100
Kentucky
$44,140
New Hampshire
$44,140
Idaho
$44,130
Oklahoma
$44,130
Mississippi
$44,130
Kansas
$44,130
West Virginia
$44,120
Wyoming
$44,120
Missouri
$44,120
Minnesota
$43,360
Arkansas
$43,140
Vermont
$43,130
Maine
$43,130
Montana
$43,130
Iowa
$43,120
Nebraska
$43,120
Alaska
$42,560
South Dakota
$42,430
North Dakota
$42,410



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