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Estimated employment310
Mean wage$24.67
Entry wage$18.04
10th percentile wage$15.97
50th percentile wage$27.88
90th percentile wage$28.47
Top Employing Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Percent
Trade, Transportation and Utilities30094.9%
Top Paying Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Median Wage
Trade, Transportation and Utilities30027.88
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 $20.28  $7.60
2016$26.79+4.1%$19.49 +4.1%$7.30
2015$26.13+2.5%$19.01 +2.5%$7.12
2014$25.62+2.0%$18.64 +2.0%$6.98
2013$25.11+2.0%$18.26 +2.0%$6.84
2012$24.68+1.7%$17.95 +1.7%$6.73
2011$24.23+1.8%$17.63 +1.8%$6.61
2010$23.85+1.6%$17.35 +1.6%$6.50
2009$23.40+1.9%$17.02 +1.9%$6.38
2008$22.76+2.8%$16.56 +2.8%$6.20
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$27.88 $23.02  $4.86
2016$26.79+4.1%$22.28 +3.3%$4.51
2015$26.13+2.5%$21.82 +2.1%$4.31
2014$25.62+2.0%$21.35 +2.2%$4.27
2013$25.11+2.0%$20.92 +2.1%$4.19
2012$24.68+1.7%$20.56 +1.7%$4.12
2011$24.23+1.8%$20.24 +1.6%$3.99
2010$23.85+1.6%$19.90 +1.7%$3.95
2009$23.40+1.9%$19.63 +1.4%$3.77
2008$22.76+2.8%$19.13 +2.6%$3.63
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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