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

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Updated: 12 Apr 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
below market
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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 159 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) (100)
$31,881 - $59,767  
[-]United States Postal Worker (Carrier) (100)
Salary$34,905 - $59,490  
Bonus$0.00 - $394.53  
Total Pay$31,881 - $59,767  
[+]Postmaster (49)
$26,009 - $93,272  
[+]Postmaster (49)
Salary$44,219 - $93,778  
Bonus$0.00 - $5,034  
Total Pay$26,009 - $93,272  
[+]Postal Service Mail Carrier (47)
$29,867 - $59,085  
[+]Postal Service Mail Carrier (47)
Salary$18,804 - $60,590  
Bonus$0.00 - $1,277  
Total Pay$29,867 - $59,085  
[+]Electronics Technician (23)
$57,274 - $82,987  
[+]Electronics Technician (23)
Salary$51,521 - $64,123  
Bonus$3.03 - $2,469  
Total Pay$57,274 - $82,987  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 549

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

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Salary:$52,185 - $71,965 $54,168 - $77,980
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Bachelor's Degree
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$49,290 - $112,242
Associate's Degree
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$52,777 - $97,880
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
12 salaries
$55,149 - $160,509

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