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Estimated employment230
Mean wage$25.38
Entry wage$19.87
10th percentile wage$15.97
50th percentile wage$27.89
90th percentile wage$28.47
Top Employing Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Percent
Trade, Transportation and Utilities240104.8%
Top Paying Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Median Wage
Trade, Transportation and Utilities24027.88
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 according to State, address, or other scheme; and examine mail for correct postage.
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$27.89 $20.41  $7.48
2016$26.80+4.1%$19.61 +4.1%$7.19
2015$26.14+2.5%$19.13 +2.5%$7.01
2014$25.63+2.0%$18.75 +2.0%$6.87
2013$25.12+2.0%$18.38 +2.0%$6.74
2012$24.69+1.7%$18.07 +1.7%$6.62
2011$24.24+1.8%$17.74 +1.8%$6.50
2010$23.86+1.6%$17.46 +1.6%$6.40
2009$23.41+1.9%$17.13 +1.9%$6.28
2008$22.77+2.8%$16.66 +2.8%$6.11
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$27.89 $23.51  $4.38
2016$26.80+4.1%$22.76 +3.3%$4.04
2015$26.14+2.5%$22.28 +2.1%$3.86
2014$25.63+2.0%$21.81 +2.2%$3.82
2013$25.12+2.0%$21.37 +2.1%$3.75
2012$24.69+1.7%$21.00 +1.7%$3.69
2011$24.24+1.8%$20.67 +1.6%$3.57
2010$23.86+1.6%$20.32 +1.7%$3.54
2009$23.41+1.9%$20.05 +1.4%$3.36
2008$22.77+2.8%$19.53 +2.6%$3.24
Note: The mid-wage is the median wage. The average wage is the mean wage. The entry-level wage is equal to the average of the lower third of reported wages for the occupation. The wage range consists of the 10th and 90th percentiles; 80% of workers earn between this wage range, 10% earn less while 10% earn more.
Reference Date: 1st Quarter 2017
Top Areas For This Occupation
Best Pay
Median Wage / Employment
New Haven$27.89160
Waterbury $27.8960
Highest Employment
Median Wage / Employment
New Haven$27.89160
Norwich-New London$27.88110
Waterbury $27.8960
Wages in other areas
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