United States Postal Worker (Carrier) Salary

The average rate for a United States Postal Worker (Carrier) is $16.61 per hour. A skill in Driving is associated with high pay for this job.

$34,728 - $61,404
$35K
$50K
$61K
MEDIAN: $49,609
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90%

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$15.03 - $24.43
$15
$17
$24
MEDIAN: $16.61
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$34,728 - $61,404  
   
Bonus
$1,000  
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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$31,715 - $59,352  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 413
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$15.03 - $24.43  
   
Hourly Tips
$4.22  
Overtime
$21.08 - $39.90  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$1,000  
   
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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$31,715 - $59,352  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 625

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

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

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $39,809

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Key Stats for United States Postal Worker (Carrier)

Gender

Female
42 %
Male
58 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 52 votes.
Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
47%
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
▲44%

Experienced
▲41%

Mid-Career
▲12%

National Average
$40,000

▼11%

Skills That Affect United States Postal Worker (Carrier) Salaries

Driving
▲18%

National Average
$40,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 52 votes.

Gender

Female
42 %
Male
58 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
8%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 68%
dental benefits
Dental: 46%
vision benefits
Vision: 37%
dental benefits
None: 31%
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