Postal Service Mail Carrier Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Postal Service Mail Carrier is $51,695 per year.
Postal Service Mail Carrier Total Pay (?
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$31,365 - $61,462
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MEDIAN: $51,695
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Postal Service Mail Carrier Total Pay (?
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$13.26 - $25.25
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MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$31,365 - $61,462  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,028  
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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$30,108 - $59,157  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 284
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$13.26 - $25.25  
   
Overtime
$16.75 - $41.84  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,028  
   
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).
)
$30,108 - $59,157  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 284
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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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Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Experience Affects Postal Service Mail Carrier Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 23%
Experienced
up arrow 18%
Mid-Career
up arrow 6%
National Average
$45,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 21%
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Gender
Female
42%
female alumni
 
Male
58%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
18%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 67% dental benefits Dental: 46%
vision benefits Vision: 37% employee benefits None: 31%
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