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Postal Service Mail Carrier Salary (United States)

The average rate for a Postal Service Mail Carrier is $16.95 per hour.
Postal Service Mail Carrier Salary (?
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$31,676 - $61,113
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $51,782
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Postal Service Mail Carrier Salary (?
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$14.36 - $25.04
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$31,676 - $61,113  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,008  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$30,497 - $58,934  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 141
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$14.36 - $25.04  
   
Overtime
$20.23 - $42.66  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,008  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$30,497 - $58,934  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 145
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Job Description for Postal Service Mail Carrier

  • Drive the postal service vehicle.
  • Hand-deliver mail and obtain signatures.
  • Deliver mail to business and residencies along an assigned route.

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Pay by Experience Level for Postal Service Mail Carrier

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Experience Affects Postal Service Mail Carrier Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 32%
Experienced
up arrow 27%
Mid-Career
up arrow 10%
National Average
$43,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 33 votes.

Gender

Female
42%
female alumni
 
Male
58%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 66% dental benefits Dental: 44%
vision benefits Vision: 35% employee benefits None: 33%