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

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Updated: 16 Aug 2014
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U.S. Postal Service (USPS)
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postal service
Also Known As:
United States Post Office
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
at market
Similar employers pay their employees:
above market
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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 144 U.S. Postal Service (USPS) votes.
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Employer: U.S. Postal Service (USPS)
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[-]United States Postal Worker (Carrier) (99)
$32,180 - $60,348  
[-]United States Postal Worker (Carrier) (99)
Salary$40,725 - $61,150  
Bonus$0.00 - $387.83  
Total Pay$32,180 - $60,348  
[+]Postal Service Mail Carrier (42)
$31,653 - $59,245  
[+]Postal Service Mail Carrier (42)
Salary$19,071 - $60,258  
Bonus$0.00 - $1,313  
Total Pay$31,653 - $59,245  
[+]Postmaster (34)
$26,470 - $91,466  
[+]Postmaster (34)
Salary$44,698 - $91,250  
Bonus$94.20 - $3,474  
Total Pay$26,470 - $91,466  
[+]Mail Handler (18)
$27,659 - $55,788  
[+]Mail Handler (18)
Salary$39,469 - $65,783  
Total Pay$27,659 - $55,788  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 496

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

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

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Salary:$52,956 - $74,907 $55,711 - $78,266
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10-19 years
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Top Degrees
Bachelor's Degree
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$51,424 - $115,788
Associate's Degree
27 salaries
$53,520 - $100,264
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
10 salaries
$54,362 - $142,041

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