SOC Code 43-5051 - Postal Service Clerks

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Perform any combination of tasks in a United States Postal Service (USPS) 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. Includes postal service clerks employed by USPS contractors.


SOC Code 43-5051 - Postal Service Clerks is a a final level code of the “Office and Administrative Support Occupations” Major Occupation Category. There are 81,170 total employees classified in this occupation in the USA, with an average Hourly Wage of $24.33 and average Annual Wage of $50,610.


Occupation Examples

  • Bulk Mail Clerk
  • Bulk Mail Technician
  • Parcel Post Clerk
  • Postal Clerk
  • Postal Service Clerk
  • Postal Service Window Clerk

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