Postal service clerk earnings by seniority

90th percentile

Top-level postal service clerk earnings begin at:

$31.49 per hour

$65,500 per year

75th percentile

Senior-level postal service clerk earnings begin at:

$30.87 per hour

$64,210 per year

50th percentile

Mid-level postal service clerk earnings begin at:

$25.60 per hour

$53,250 per year

25th percentile

Junior-level postal service clerk earnings begin at:

$22.25 per hour

$46,280 per year

10th percentile

Starting level postal service clerk earnings begin at:

$18.69 per hour

$38,880 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 6% less than similar careers in Texas. On average, they make less than police officers but more than american sign language interpreters.

Career Median Salary
Police officer salary $64K
Fire inspector salary $62K
Real estate agent salary $45K
Private detective salary $53K
Arbitrator salary $49K
Postal service clerk salary $53K
Postal service worker salary $53K
Firefighter salary $52K
Clergy member salary $50K
American sign language interpreter salary $49K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)