Mail, Postal and Related Clerks Salary Canada

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Average Mail, Postal and Related Clerk’s Salary in Canada

The table below details the hourly wages for Mail, Postal and Related Clerks.

The Canadian national occupation classification code (NOC) for this role is 1511.

Job titles and exact duties vary in this occupation and examples of some job titles are: mail clerk, postal clerk and postal counter clerk.

According to the latest figures, the highest hourly average (median) wages are earned in Hamilton / Niagara Peninsula – Ontario at $26.00 per hour and the lowest average (median) wages are earned in Calgary – Alberta at $15.80 per hour.

A typical full-time annual salary for this occupation is in the region of $38,000 – $52,000.

Government data indicates that the labour market for this profession will be balanced for the near future.

Average Hourly (Median) Wages for Mail, Postal and Related Clerks in Canada

Location Low Wage
$ per hr
Average Wage
$ per hr
High Wage
$ per hr
Year
Calgary – Alberta* 15.50 15.80 21.74 2019
Edmonton – Alberta* 15.00 21.00 28.38 2019
Vancouver & Lower Mainland – British Columbia 13.85 20.00 29.00 2018
Winnipeg – Manitoba 13.00 20.42 26.50 2018
Fredericton – New Brunswick(1) 11.60 19.89 26.60 2018
Halifax – Nova Scotia 12.00 25.00 28.00 2018
Toronto – Ontario 14.00 23.00 27.59 2018
Hamilton / Niagara Peninsula – Ontario 14.00 26.00 27.00 2018
Ottawa – Ontario 17.00 23.00 28.00 2018
Kitchener / Waterloo / Barrie – Ontario 14.00 23.00 27.59 2018
Prince Edward Island 12.25 26.00 26.60 2018
Montreal – Quebec(1) 12.75 21.00 28.00 2018
Saskatoon / Biggar – Saskatchewan 15.00 22.84 27.00 2018

Methodology

Examples of duties include the following:
›› Calculating and affixing the correct postage on letters
›› Sorting mail according to destination
›› Redirecting mail that has the incorrect address
›› Answering customer enquiries
›› Maintaining and updating databases of customer information
Comparison with employment group

The 2020 full-time average hourly wage rate for distribution, tracking and scheduling co-ordination occupations, which includes mail, postal and related clerks, is $23.06. The 2020 corresponding median weekly wage rate is $875, giving an approximate full-time annual salary for this employment group of $45,500.

Number In Employment

There are over 30,000 postal and related clerks working in Canada.

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