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

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U.S. Postal Service (USPS) typically pays:
below market

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Employer: U.S. Postal Service (USPS)
Average Salary Range by Job
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[-]United States Postal Worker (Carrier) (113)
$31,665 - $58,905  
[-]United States Postal Worker (Carrier) (113)
Salary$35,558 - $60,755  
Bonus$1.25 - $1,386  
Total Pay$31,665 - $58,905  
[+]Postal Service Mail Carrier (57)
$31,623 - $60,300  
[+]Postal Service Mail Carrier (57)
Salary$36,000 - $61,685  
Total Pay$31,623 - $60,300  
[+]Postmaster (34)
$28,900 - $90,262  
[+]Postmaster (34)
Salary$49,316 - $90,300  
Bonus$180.39 - $4,571  
Total Pay$28,900 - $90,262  
[+]United States Postal Worker (Mail Processing Clerk) (23)
$29,782 - $54,190  
[+]United States Postal Worker (Mail Processing Clerk) (23)
Salary$38,798 - $59,666  
Total Pay$29,782 - $54,190  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 29 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 518

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Washington, D.C. 


Postal Service

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. The USPS…
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Key Stats for U.S. Postal Service (USPS)


38 %
62 %
$37,631 - $75,944
$42,622 - $74,065
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 113 votes.
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