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Eastern Workforce Development Area (1Q 2017)
All Industry
Estimated employment160
Mean wage$24.00
Entry wage$17.44
10th percentile wage$15.97
50th percentile wage$27.88
90th percentile wage$28.47
Top Employing Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Percent
Trade, Transportation and Utilities160100.0%
Top Paying Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Median Wage
Trade, Transportation and Utilities16027.88
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$27.88 $18.83  $9.05
2016$26.79+4.1%$18.10 +4.1%$8.70
2015$26.13+2.5%$17.65 +2.5%$8.48
2014$25.62+2.0%$17.30 +2.0%$8.32
2013$25.11+2.0%$16.96 +2.0%$8.15
2012$24.68+1.7%$16.67 +1.7%$8.01
2011$24.23+1.8%$16.37 +1.8%$7.87
2010$23.85+1.6%$16.11 +1.6%$7.74
2009$23.40+1.9%$15.80 +1.9%$7.60
2008$22.76+2.8%$15.37 +2.8%$7.39
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$27.88 $21.67  $6.21
2016$26.79+4.1%$20.98 +3.3%$5.81
2015$26.13+2.5%$20.54 +2.1%$5.59
2014$25.62+2.0%$20.10 +2.2%$5.52
2013$25.11+2.0%$19.69 +2.1%$5.41
2012$24.68+1.7%$19.36 +1.7%$5.32
2011$24.23+1.8%$19.05 +1.6%$5.18
2010$23.85+1.6%$18.73 +1.7%$5.12
2009$23.40+1.9%$18.48 +1.4%$4.92
2008$22.76+2.8%$18.00 +2.6%$4.76
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
South Central$27.89210
North Central$27.88270
Highest Employment
Median Wage / Employment
North Central$27.88270
South Central$27.89210
Wages in other areas
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