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Postal Service Mail Sorters

Examine, sort, and route mail for distribution.

Quick Facts


Above the statewide median
$26.50 / hour    Read more about wages


Growth rate:  -12.2%    Read more about outlook


High School or less is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Load materials or equipment.
  • Package objects for shipping.
  • Unload materials or equipment.
  • Obtain personal or financial information about customers or applicants.
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Job Title Examples:

Computer Forwarding System Markup Clerk (CFS Markup Clerk)
Flat Sorting Machine Clerk (FSM Clerk)
Letter Sorting Machine Operator (LSM Operator)

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