United States Postal Worker (Carrier) Salary

The average rate for a United States Postal Worker (Carrier) is $16.41 per hour. A skill in Driving is associated with high pay for this job.

$32,907 - $60,511
(Median)
$33K
$51K
$61K
MEDIAN: $51,295
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$14.91 - $24.44
(Median)
$15
$16
$24
MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$32,907 - $60,511  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $450.00  
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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$31,280 - $58,508  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 414
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$14.91 - $24.44  
   
Hourly Tips
$4.22  
Overtime
$20.93 - $40.51  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $450.00  
   
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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$31,280 - $58,508  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 592
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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 40%

Experienced
up arrow 35%

Mid-Career
up arrow 15%

National Average
$41,000


Skills That Affect United States Postal Worker (Carrier) Salaries

Driving
up arrow 21%

National Average
$41,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 85 votes.

Gender

Female
42 %
Male
58 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
18%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 66%
dental benefits
Dental: 44%
medical benefits
Vision: 35%
dental benefits
None: 33%
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