Postal service clerk earnings by seniority

90th percentile

Top-level postal service clerk earnings begin at:

$30.87 per hour

$64,210 per year

75th percentile

Senior-level postal service clerk earnings begin at:

$26.63 per hour

$55,390 per year

50th percentile

Mid-level postal service clerk earnings begin at:

$22.65 per hour

$47,110 per year

25th percentile

Junior-level postal service clerk earnings begin at:

$14.57 per hour

$30,310 per year

10th percentile

Starting level postal service clerk earnings begin at:

$14.56 per hour

$30,280 per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Postal service clerk salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Hawaii $64,210
Virgin Islands, U.S. $64,210
Guam $58,230
California $55,390
New Jersey $55,140
Louisiana $54,250
Arizona $53,310
Delaware $53,310
Michigan $53,310
North Carolina $53,310
South Carolina $53,310
Georgia $53,270
New Mexico $53,250
Puerto Rico $53,250
Tennessee $53,250
Texas $53,250
District of Columbia $52,310
Kentucky $52,310
Maryland $52,290
Ohio $52,290
Virginia $52,290
Alabama $52,250
Connecticut $52,250
Florida $52,250
Idaho $52,250
Indiana $52,250
Massachusetts $52,250
New York $52,250
Oregon $52,250
Pennsylvania $52,250
Washington $52,250
West Virginia $51,810
Wisconsin $51,380
Colorado $51,250
Illinois $51,250
Minnesota $51,250
New Hampshire $51,250
Nevada $51,250
Oklahoma $51,250
Utah $51,250
Vermont $51,250
Wyoming $51,250
Mississippi $50,440
Missouri $50,250
Rhode Island $50,250
Iowa $50,210
Kansas $50,210
Maine $50,210
Nebraska $50,210
Arkansas $49,170
Montana $48,280
South Dakota $47,280
Alaska $47,110
North Dakota $47,110

How do postal service clerk salaries compare to similar careers?

Postal service clerks earn about the same as related careers in Alaska. On average, they make less than security guards but more than medical administrative assistants.

Career Median Salary
Security guard salary $40K
Esthetician salary $47K
Travel agent salary $37K
Shipping and receiving clerk salary $46K
Meter reader salary $29K
Postal service worker salary $47K
Postal service clerk salary $47K
Office clerk salary $45K
Administrative assistant salary $44K
Medical administrative assistant salary $38K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)