Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators
(Except Postal Service)

1.6/10 job score
AUTOMATION RISK
91%
risk level
POLLING
GROWTH
-4.2%
by 2030
WAGES
$31,920
or $15.34 hourly
VOLUME
79,310
as of 2020

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 91% (You are doomed)

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Qualities required for this occupation:
Finger Dexterity
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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except Postal Service' job openings is expected to decline by -4.2% by 2030
'Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except Postal Service' is expected to be a very slow growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2020 and 2030.
Updated projections are due Sep 2022.

What are the median wages for 'Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except Postal Service' in the United States?

In 2020 the median annual wage for 'Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except Postal Service' was $31,920, or $15.34 hourly
'Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except Postal Service' are paid 23.9% lower than the national median wage, which stands at $41,950
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed in this occupation?

As of 2020 there were 79,310 people employed as Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except Postal Service.
This represents around 0.06% of the employed workforce across the United States.

Job description

Prepare incoming and outgoing mail for distribution. Time-stamp, open, read, sort, and route incoming mail; and address, seal, stamp, fold, stuff, and affix postage to outgoing mail or packages. Duties may also include keeping necessary records and completed forms.

SOC Code: 43-9051.00

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