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Estimated employment60
Mean wage$25.51
Entry wage$20.27
10th percentile wage$15.97
50th percentile wage$27.89
90th percentile wage$28.47
Top Employing Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Percent
Trade, Transportation and Utilities6091.8%
Top Paying Industries
 IndustryEmployment / Median Wage
Trade, Transportation and Utilities6027.88
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 $18.06  $9.83
2016$26.80+4.1%$17.36 +4.1%$9.45
2015$26.14+2.5%$16.93 +2.5%$9.21
2014$25.63+2.0%$16.60 +2.0%$9.03
2013$25.12+2.0%$16.26 +2.0%$8.85
2012$24.69+1.7%$15.99 +1.7%$8.70
2011$24.24+1.8%$15.70 +1.8%$8.54
2010$23.86+1.6%$15.45 +1.6%$8.41
2009$23.41+1.9%$15.16 +1.9%$8.25
2008$22.77+2.8%$14.74 +2.8%$8.02
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$27.89 $18.48  $9.41
2016$26.80+4.1%$17.89 +3.3%$8.91
2015$26.14+2.5%$17.51 +2.1%$8.63
2014$25.63+2.0%$17.14 +2.2%$8.49
2013$25.12+2.0%$16.79 +2.1%$8.32
2012$24.69+1.7%$16.51 +1.7%$8.18
2011$24.24+1.8%$16.25 +1.6%$7.99
2010$23.86+1.6%$15.97 +1.7%$7.88
2009$23.41+1.9%$15.76 +1.4%$7.65
2008$22.77+2.8%$15.35 +2.6%$7.41
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
Highest Employment
Median Wage / Employment
New Haven$27.89160
Norwich-New London$27.88110
Wages in other areas
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