Occupation Information | Department of Labor Research and Analysis

Postal Service Clerks (43-5051)

Perform any combination of tasks in a 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.
Employment and Job Openings
EmploymentAverage Annual Openings
2018 Estimate2028 ProjectionPercent ChangeLabor Force ExitsOccupation TransfersTotal
Alaska 427 421 -1.41 18 15 32
United States 75700 60700 0.0 2800 2400 3700
Job Outlook for Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with moderate employment opportunities.
2020 Wages
Mean WageWage by Percentile
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
United States 24.62 18.15 18.74 24.11 30.29 30.89
Alaska 22.10 13.80 13.81 22.62 30.28 30.89
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 26.18 20.81 22.62 25.52 30.29 30.90
Balance of State 20.25 13.80 13.81 21.64 24.83 30.29

* indicates the estimate is not available, or the hourly wage is greater than $100, or the annual wage is greater than $208,000.