United States Postal Worker (Carrier) at U.S. Postal Service (USPS) Salary

A United States Postal Worker (Carrier) at U. S. Postal Service (USPS) earns an average wage of $16.49 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

$31,583 - $63,143
(Median)
$32K
$49K
$63K
MEDIAN: $49,009
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$15.25 - $20.91
(Median)
$15
$16
$21
MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$31,583 - $63,143  
   
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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$31,963 - $59,007  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 88
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$15.25 - $20.91  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.12  
Overtime
$22.42 - $39.91  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
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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$31,963 - $59,007  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 147
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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.

U.S. Postal Service (USPS) Reviews

What is it like working as an United States Postal Worker (Carrier) at U.S. Postal Service (USPS)?

United States Postal Worker (Carrier) in Alameda:
"Easy work and pay for daily stress."
Pros: My co-workers. They provide ongoing job support while learning the ins and outs of the position. Easy, mindless, work that any body can do with lots of time to yourself. Decent job for somebody that has not figured out their next step in terms of career.
Cons: Feels like there is no room for career growth, or rather there is but one is then tasked with taking on more stress with a supervisor or postmaster position. The quality of management is spotty, with the incompetent ones overshadowing the qualified. It seems that the stress is strongly correlated with management in whether or not they themselves are exploding results out of proportion or not.

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Experience Affects United States Postal Worker (Carrier) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 49%

Experienced
up arrow 43%

Mid-Career
up arrow 14%

National Average
$40,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 41 votes.

Gender

Female
42 %
Male
58 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

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