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Average Salary for U.S. Postal Service (USPS) Employees

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Updated: 20 Sep 2014
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About This Company
U.S. Postal Service (USPS)
Year Established:
1776
Industries:
postal service
Also Known As:
United States Post Office
About:
The United States Postal Service (USPS), also known as the Post Office and U.S. Mail, is an independent agency of the United States government responsible for providing postal service in the United States. It is one of the few government agencies explicitly authorized by the United States Constitution. ...
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How This Employer Pays
U.S. Postal Service (USPS) typically pays its employees
-1%
below market
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-1%
below market
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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 140 U.S. Postal Service (USPS) votes.
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Employer: U.S. Postal Service (USPS)
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$0$31K$62K$93K
[-]United States Postal Worker (Carrier) (95)
$32,165 - $60,043  
   
[-]United States Postal Worker (Carrier) (95)
Salary$36,241 - $61,370  
   
Bonus$0.00 - $405.47  
Total Pay$32,165 - $60,043  
[+]Postal Service Mail Carrier (40)
$31,401 - $59,446  
   
[+]Postal Service Mail Carrier (40)
Salary$19,200 - $60,105  
   
Bonus$0.00 - $3,648  
Total Pay$31,401 - $59,446  
[+]Postmaster (33)
$26,382 - $90,141  
   
[+]Postmaster (33)
Salary$44,042 - $90,183  
   
Bonus$116.85 - $3,398  
Total Pay$26,382 - $90,141  
[+]Mail Handler (17)
$26,667 - $55,788  
   
[+]Mail Handler (17)
Salary$39,745 - $64,714  
   
Bonus$1.04 - $1,033  
Total Pay$26,667 - $55,788  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 480

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Popular Perks 401(k), Paid sick leave, Paid holidays & vacation 401(k), Paid holidays & vacation, Life insurance / disability Paid sick leave, Tuition reimbursement, 401(k)

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Key Statistics for U.S. Postal Service (USPS)

Gender
Female
37%
female alumni
 
Male
63%
male alumni
Salary:$52,621 - $74,907 $55,480 - $77,900
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
28%
Top Degrees
Bachelor's Degree
49 salaries
$50,615 - $113,000
Associate's Degree
26 salaries
$53,352 - $100,547
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
10 salaries
$54,362 - $142,041

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