Mail carrier

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Common questions about being a Mail Carrier

How many hours a day does a mail carrier work?

While specific hours may vary from location to location, a mail carrier can expect to work at least six days per week during regular business hours.

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How can I know if I am being paid fairly as a mail carrier?

If you’re unsure about what salary is appropriate for a mail carrier, visit Indeed's Salary Calculator to get a free, personalized pay range based on your location, industry, and experience.

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Is the 473 Postal Exam difficult?

To pass the exam, you must score more than 70%. However, it is reported that more than 80% of candidates fail the exam on the first try.

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