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 Halifax – Nova Scoti at $25.73 per hour and the lowest average (median) wages are earned in Vancouver / Lower Mainland Southwest – British Columbia at $18.00 per hour.

A typical full-time annual salary for this occupation is in the region of $38,000 – $48,000.

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

LocationLow Wage
$ per hr
Average Wage
$ per hr
High Wage
$ per hr
Calgary – Alberta14.0025.0026.922016
Edmonton – Alberta24.0025.0037.002016
Vancouver / Lower Mainland Southwest – British Columbia12.0018.0026.00 2016
Winnipeg – Manitoba 12.00 20.0026.50 2016
Fredericton – New Brunswick 14.5019.3826.002016
Halifax – Nova Scotia23.5025.7340.002016
Toronto – Ontario12.9018.9926.002016
Hamilton / Niagara Peninsula – Ontario12.0020.0026.002016
Ottawa – Ontario13.0020.7326.002016
Kitchener / Waterloo / Barrie – Ontario12.0020.0026.002016
Prince Edward Island 20.0023.9326.942016
Montreal – Quebec(1)14.0020.0027.352016
Saskatoon / Biggar – Saskatchewan16.0023.9027.002016


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 2018 full-time average hourly wage rate for distribution, tracking and scheduling co-ordination occupations, which includes mail, postal and related clerks, is $21.98. The 2018 corresponding median weekly wage rate is $795, giving an approximate full-time annual salary for this employment group of $41,000.

Number In Employment

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

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