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Postal Service Workers Skills

Below are the skills needed to be postal service workers according to their importance on the scale of 1 to 5 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest) and competency level on a scale of 1 to 7 (1 being lowest and 7 being highest).

   
Skill NameImportanceCompetence
Monitoring3.122.75
Coordination32.88
Critical Thinking32.62
Reading Comprehension32.75
Speaking32.62

Postal Service Workers Abilities

Below are the abilities needed to be postal service workers according to their importance on the scale of 1 to 5 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest) and competency level on a scale of 1 to 7 (1 being lowest and 7 being highest).

   
Ability NameImportanceCompetence
Near Vision3.753.75
Manual Dexterity3.383.25
Category Flexibility3.122.62
Information Ordering3.122.62
Multilimb Coordination3.123.25

Postal Service Workers Knowledge

Below are the knowledge areas needed to be postal service workers according to their importance on the scale of 1 to 5 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest) and competency level on a scale of 1 to 7 (1 being lowest and 7 being highest).

   
Knowledge AreaImportanceCompetence
English Language3.042.3
Production and Processing2.461.48
Customer and Personal Service2.41.4
Clerical2.252.01
Administration and Management2.171.75

Postal Service Workers Work activities

Below are the work activities involved in being postal service workers according to their importance on the scale of 1 to 5 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest) and competency level on a scale of 1 to 7 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest).

   
Work ActivityImportanceCompetence
Handling and Moving Objects3.795.09
Performing General Physical Activities3.793.29
Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates3.743.17
Getting Information3.522.1
Establishing and Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships3.33.77

Postal Service Workers Work styles

Below are the work styles involved in being postal service workers according to their importance on the scale of 1 to 5 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest).

   
Work StyleImportance
Integrity4.12
Attention to Detail4
Dependability3.97
Cooperation3.92
Self Control3.91

Metro Areas Sorted by Total Employment for
Postal Service Workers

Listed below are the 10 largest metro areas based on the total number of people employed in Postal Service Workers jobs , as of 2017

   
Metro AreaTotal EmploymentAnnual Mean Salary
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim6,150 $49,510
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington3,220 $52,060
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward2,880 $52,100
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell2,450 $50,900
Detroit-Warren-Dearborn2,440 $50,630
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach1,970 $51,140
Denver-Aurora-Lakewood1,860 $49,800
Pittsburgh1,700 $50,080
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue1,700 $51,560
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land1,560 $49,790

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Total employment and salary for professions similar to postal service workers

Source : 2017 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2016-26 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; O*NET® 23.1 Database, O*NET OnLine, National Center for O*NET Development, Employment & Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, onetonline.org

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