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Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, and Processing Machine Operators

in Massachusetts

Prepare incoming and outgoing mail for distribution. Examine, sort, and route mail. Load, operate, and occasionally adjust and repair mail processing, sorting, and canceling machinery. Keep records of shipments, pouches, and sacks; and other duties related to mail handling within the postal service. Excludes "Postal Service Clerks" (43-5051) and "Postal Service Mail Carriers" (43-5052).

All Industry Projections for this Occupation

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Title Employment Change Annual Average Openings Typical education needed for entry
2014 2024 Level Percent Total Growth Replace-
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435053  Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, and Processing Machine Operators 3,424 2,644 -780 -22.78 % 40 40 High school diploma or equivalent 

Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance
Department Economic Research
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