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Postal Service Mail Carriers

Sort mail, and deliver mail on a regular route.

Quick Facts


Above the statewide median
$29.98 / hour    Read more about wages


Growth rate:  -7.8%    Read more about outlook


High School or less is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Operate vehicles or material-moving equipment.
  • Deliver items.
  • Package objects for shipping.
  • Obtain written authorization to perform activities.
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Job Title Examples:

City Letter Carrier
Rural Carrier Associate (RCA)
Letter Carrier

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