Postal Service Clerks

1.8/10 job score
AUTOMATION RISK
90%
risk level
POLLING
GROWTH
-7.8%
by 2030
WAGES
$50,150
or $24.11 hourly
VOLUME
86,950
as of 2020

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 90% (You are doomed)

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

The number of 'Postal Service Clerks' job openings is expected to decline by -7.8% by 2030
'Postal Service Clerks' 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 'Postal Service Clerks' in the United States?

In 2020 the median annual wage for 'Postal Service Clerks' was $50,150, or $24.11 hourly
'Postal Service Clerks' are paid 19.5% higher 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 86,950 people employed as Postal Service Clerks.
This represents around 0.06% of the employed workforce across the United States.

Job description

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: 43-5051.00

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