Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators
(Except Postal Service)

1.4/10 job score
AUTOMATION RISK
100%
risk level
POLLING
GROWTH
-6.8%
by 2031
WAGES
$32,550
or $15.65 hourly
VOLUME
69,400
as of 2021

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 100% (You are doomed)

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Qualities required for this occupation:
Finger Dexterity
Manual Dexterity
Assisting and Caring for Others
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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 -6.8% by 2031
'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 2021 and 2031.
Updated projections are due Sep 2023.

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

In 2021 the median annual wage for 'Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except Postal Service' was $32,550, or $15.65 hourly
'Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except Postal Service' are paid 28.9% lower than the national median wage, which stands at $45,760
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed as mail clerks and mail machine operators, except postal service?

As of 2021 there were 69,400 people employed as Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except Postal Service within the United States.
This represents around 0.05% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 2 thousand people are employed as Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except Postal Service.

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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Comments

Robert says
This is what I have been doing for 32 years and I warn younger people to look for other options but.......it is the same old story: " My job will always be here".
Mar 13, 2021 at 04:39 PM

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