The average salary for a Postal Service Mail Carrier is $51,443 per year.
Postal Service Mail Carrier Total Pay (?
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$33,433 - $61,455
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MEDIAN: $51,442
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Postal Service Mail Carrier Total Pay (?
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$13.38 - $25.89
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$33,433 - $61,455  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,500  
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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$30,403 - $59,948  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 24 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 285
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$13.38 - $25.89  
   
Overtime
$18.08 - $41.49  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,500  
   
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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$30,403 - $59,948  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 24 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 285
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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.
Pay by Experience Level for Postal Service Mail Carrier
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Experience Affects Postal Service Mail Carrier Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 16%
Experienced
up arrow 13%
Mid-Career
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National Average
$48,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 19%
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Gender
Female
39%
female alumni
 
Male
61%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
19%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 69% dental benefits Dental: 47%
vision benefits Vision: 37% employee benefits None: 29%
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