Job Spotlight: Mail Clerk

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Despite already having experience with several jobs, many working adults are unable to answer the age-old question, “What do you want to be when you grow up?”

Our Job Spotlight monthly blog series is designed to help answer that question. In this series, we review all the basics of specific jobs, from pay and duties, to why people do the jobs they do.

Mail Clerk

In this month’s Job Spotlight, we’re sorting through what it means to be a mail clerk.

Required Education: High-School Diploma


Although pay varies depending on a variety of factors (e.g. experience, industry, geographic area, etc.), postal service clerks can make $32,000 per year or more.

What Mail Clerks Do

Mail Clerks deal with a variety of responsibilities, including:

  • Sorting mail and packages
  • Disposing of junk mail
  • Delivering mail and packages to employees
  • Communicating with vendors
  • Using fax and scanning machines

What Companies Look for in Mail Clerks

Every position is different, but many companies need the following skills and attributes:

  • Ability to be on your feet all day
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills
  • Knowledge of federal and international shipping policies and shipping requirements

Not sure where to find a position like this?

We can help.

Headquartered in Oklahoma City, OK, Express Employment Professionals is a leading staffing provider in the U.S. and Canada. If you have any questions about mail clerk jobs in your area or job search in general, contact your local Express office,  download the ExpressJobs app from your mobile store, or fill out our online contact form.

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