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United States Postal Worker (Carrier) Salary

A United States Postal Worker (Carrier) earns an average wage of $17.65 per hour.
$33,743 - $59,554
(Median)
34K
41K
52K
MEDIAN: $52,209
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$14.80 - $25.48
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$33,743 - $59,554  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,006  
Total Pay (?
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$31,185 - $57,956  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 272
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$14.80 - $25.48  
   
Overtime
$19.96 - $40.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,006  
   
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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$31,185 - $57,956  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 324
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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

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

Common Career Paths for United States Postal Worker (Carrier)


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

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects United States Postal Worker (Carrier) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 26%

Experienced
up arrow 21%

Mid-Career
up arrow 10%

National Average
$45,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 80 votes.

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
18%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 71% dental benefits Dental: 48%
vision benefits Vision: 37% employee benefits None: 27%