Postal service mail sorters, processors, and processing machine operators
Number employed in 2006:198,000
Percent change in 2016: -8.4 percent
2006 median salary:$46,900
Education/training: Postal service workers receive on-the-job training from experienced employees and classroom instruction on safety and defensive driving.
Job outlook: Sorting devices, scanners, and optical readers will replace the traditional staff needs of the post office.
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