United States Postal Worker (Carrier) Salary

The average rate for a United States Postal Worker (Carrier) is $16.64 per hour. A skill in Driving is associated with high pay for this job.

$34,125 - $62,131
$34K
$49K
$62K
MEDIAN: $49,186
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50%
90%

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$15.05 - $24.09
$15
$17
$24
MEDIAN: $16.88
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$0$62K
Salary $34,125 - $62,131
Bonus $1,024
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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$31,911 - $60,099
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 427
Hourly Data $0$40
Hourly Rate $15.05 - $24.09
Hourly Tips $4.22
Overtime $20.26 - $40.79
Annual Data $0$60K
Bonus $1,024
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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$31,911 - $60,099
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 582

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Job Description for United States Postal Worker (Carrier)

Every day, we see mail carriers keeping up with the still-vital job of ensuring efficient and secure delivery of letters, packages, and catalogs. The US Postal system's creed is that neither rain nor snow nor gloom of night prevents them from making their deliveries, and often the brunt of that promise falls to mail carriers who must negotiate various weather and driving conditions in that effort.

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United States Postal Worker (Carrier) Tasks

  • Loading mail and parcels in delivery sequence into delivery vehicle.
  • Other administrative duties are required.
  • Dismounting if required to deliver parcels, Express mail, and other accountable mail items.
  • Delivering mail to customer boxes along an assigned line-of-travel.

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United States Postal Worker (Carrier) Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for United States Postal Worker (Carrier)

Pay by Experience for a United States Postal Worker (Carrier) has a positive trend. An entry-level United States Postal Worker (Carrier) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 649 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A United States Postal Worker (Carrier) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 135 salaries. An experienced United States Postal Worker (Carrier) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $56,000 based on 190 salaries. A United States Postal Worker (Carrier) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $57,000 based on 131 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $40,178

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United States Postal Worker (Carrier) Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an United States Postal Worker (Carrier)?

United States Postal Worker (Carrier) in Las Vegas:
"The good the bad the ugly."
Pros: I like the culture here and the people here it's very riveting.
Cons: The heat easily is what so bad. And just the Weather period.

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Key Stats for United States Postal Worker (Carrier)

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 64 votes.
Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
8%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
13%
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Experience Affects United States Postal Worker (Carrier) Salaries

Late-Career
▲43%

Experienced
▲39%

Mid-Career
▲12%

National Average
$40,000

▼12%

Skills That Affect United States Postal Worker (Carrier) Salaries

Driving
▲17%

National Average
$40,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 64 votes.

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
8%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 70%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
vision benefits
Vision: 41%
no benefits
None: 29%
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