Postmaster Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Postmaster is $67,409 per year.
Postmaster Salary (?
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$40,412 - $86,214
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MEDIAN: $67,408
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Postmaster Salary (?
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$10.21 - $24.50
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MEDIAN: $12.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$40,412 - $86,214  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,116  
Total Pay (?
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$26,502 - $85,687  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 142
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$10.21 - $24.50  
   
Overtime
$16.89 - $39.49  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,116  
   
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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$26,502 - $85,687  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 34
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Job Description for Postmaster

  • Hire, train, develop and evaluate employees and their performance.
  • Direct operations, management, and supportive services of one or a number of post offices.
  • Prepare and submit detailed and summary reports of post office activities to supervisors.
  • Organize and supervise activities related to the delivery and protection of public mail.
  • Educate the public of available services, postal laws and postal regulations.

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Pay by Experience Level for Postmaster

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Experience Affects Postmaster Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 12%
Experienced
up arrow 5%
National Average
$64,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 21%
Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
53%
female alumni
 
Male
47%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
43%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 39%
vision benefits Vision: 36% employee benefits None: 16%