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Postal Service Mail Sorters

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: $23.51
Statewide median: $21.49

 

This career pays above the statewide median wage.


Wages for Postal Service Mail Sorters *

Area Low Median High
U S
$19.00 $29.26 $29.56
Minnesota
$18.28 $23.51 $29.56
Central Minnesota
$17.41 $21.59 $29.56
Northeast Minnesota
$17.41 $29.26 $29.56
Northwest Minnesota
$17.41 $20.66 $29.55
Southeast Minnesota
$17.40 $17.41 $29.86
Southwest Minnesota
$17.41 $22.47 $29.56
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN
$18.99 $24.40 $29.56

* "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 2,140 workers employed in this small career.

Where do Postal Service Mail Sorters most often work?

 

Current Demand

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This career is currently in low demand.

 

Future Demand

This career is shrinking.

There will be a need for about 1,247 new Postal Service Mail Sorters to meet market demand between 2016-2026. This includes the demand due to replacement (workers leaving the occupation or retiring) as well as growth.

 

Employment Outlook for Postal Service Mail Sorters
Area Employment Employment Change
2018 2028 Number Percent
U S 99,700 76,000 -23,700 -23.8%
Minnesota 2016 2026 Number Percent
Statewide 2,236 1,986 -250 -11.2%
Central Minnesota 115 109 -6 -5.2%
Northeast Minnesota 68 60 -8 -11.8%
Northwest Minnesota 43 38 -5 -11.6%
Southeast Minnesota 160 143 -17 -10.6%
Southwest Minnesota 62 54 -8 -12.9%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 1,926 1,696 -230 -11.9%


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