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Business Management & Administration

Postal Service Clerks

Perform any combination of tasks in a post office, such as receive letters and parcels; sell postage and revenue stamps, postal cards, and stamped envelopes; fill out and sell money orders; place mail in pigeon holes of mail rack or in bags; and examine mail for correct postage.

Salary Breakdown

Postal Service Clerks

Average

$50,280

ANNUAL

$24.18

HOURLY

Entry Level

$37,760

ANNUAL

$18.15

HOURLY

Mid Level

$49,190

ANNUAL

$23.65

HOURLY

Expert Level

$64,250

ANNUAL

$30.89

HOURLY


Projected Jobs

Postal Service Clerks

1,380

Projected job openings through 2028


Sample Career Roadmap

Postal Service Clerks


Top Expected Tasks

Postal Service Clerks


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Postal Service Clerks

Common knowledge, skills & abilities needed to get a foot in the door.

KNOWLEDGE

Customer and Personal Service

KNOWLEDGE

English Language

KNOWLEDGE

Mathematics

KNOWLEDGE

Sales and Marketing

KNOWLEDGE

Clerical

SKILL

Active Listening

SKILL

Speaking

SKILL

Reading Comprehension

SKILL

Service Orientation

SKILL

Critical Thinking

ABILITY

Oral Comprehension

ABILITY

Oral Expression

ABILITY

Near Vision

ABILITY

Speech Recognition

ABILITY

Speech Clarity


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