Occupation Information | Department of Labor Research and Analysis

Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except Postal Service (43-9051)

Prepare incoming and outgoing mail for distribution. Use hand or mail handling machines to 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.
Employment and Job Openings
EmploymentAverage Annual Openings
2018 Estimate2028 ProjectionPercent ChangeLabor Force ExitsOccupation TransfersTotal
Alaska 119 121 1.68 6 8 14
United States 90100 84200 0.0 4200 5500 9100
Job Outlook for Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with low employment opportunities.
2020 Wages
Mean WageWage by Percentile
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
United States 16.20 10.71 12.91 15.35 18.98 23.22
Alaska 17.95 12.63 14.00 17.78 21.85 24.40
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 19.27 12.76 16.79 19.69 22.53 24.30

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