Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, and Processing Machine Operators (43-5053)
Occupation description: Prepare incoming and outgoing mail for distribution. Examine, sort, and route mail. Load, operate, and occasionally adjust and repair mail processing, sorting, and canceling machinery. Keep records of shipments, pouches, and sacks; and other duties related to mail handling within the postal service. Excludes Postal Service Clerks (43-5051) and Postal Service Mail Carriers (43-5052).
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Employment and Job Openings  (click here for the 10-year forecast)
|Employment||Average annual openings|
|2018 estimate||2028 projection||Percent change||Labor force exits||Occupation transfers||Total|
- Alaska: The job outlook for Alaska is not available.
|Mean Wage||Wage by Percentile|
|Balance of State||24.05||17.20||19.96||22.95||29.21||29.21|