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Postal Service Clerks

Wages & Outlook

 

Typical Wages

Wages listed below are for a variety of experience and education levels. Make sure that you research the typical entry-level education and work experience and training requirements for this occupation.

This career: $27.58
Statewide median: $24.25

 

This career pays above the statewide median wage.


Wages for Postal Service Clerks *

Area Low Median High
U S
$24.90 $27.91 $33.92
Minnesota
$24.97 $27.58 $32.42
Central Minnesota
$26.01 $28.52 $33.92
Northeast Minnesota
$21.83 $26.91 $29.25
Northwest Minnesota
$19.75 $27.00 $29.84
Southeast Minnesota
$24.40 $27.05 $30.19
Southwest Minnesota
$19.75 $27.05 $29.68
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN
$25.41 $28.42 $33.92

* "Low" indicates 25% of workers earn less and 75% earn more.
"Median" indicates 50% of workers earn less and 50% earn more.
"High" indicates 75% of workers earn less and 25% earn more.

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Employment

In Minnesota, there are 1,460 workers employed in this small career.

Where do Postal Service Clerks most often work?

 

Current Demand

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This career is currently in moderate demand.

 

Future Demand

This career is shrinking.

There will be a need for about 1,009 new Postal Service Clerks to meet market demand between 2020-2030. This includes the demand due to replacement (workers leaving the occupation or retiring) as well as growth.

 

Employment Outlook for Postal Service Clerks
Area Employment Employment Change
2020 2030 Number Percent
U S 82,800 76,400 -6,400 -7.8%
Minnesota 1,474 1,341 -133 -9%
Central Minnesota 170 154 -16 -9.4%
Northeast Minnesota 136 123 -13 -9.6%
Northwest Minnesota 253 228 -25 -9.9%
Southeast Minnesota 161 145 -16 -9.9%
Southwest Minnesota 208 188 -20 -9.6%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 508 465 -43 -8.5%


Source: You can learn about our data sources in the About Us section.