The average hourly pay for a Postman in United Kingdom is £10.26.
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Job Description for Postman
A postman, also called a mail carrier or postal carrier, works for the United States Postal Service to deliver letters and packages along a defined route to residents and businesses. A postman typically uses a vehicle such as a postal truck for their work, although they may need to walk for part or all of their route. Their typical day begins in the early morning hours, with the postman accepting pre-sorted mail to be delivered along a regular route. They may need to continue sorting this mail w…Read more
- Deliver mail on route to business and residences.
- Redirect mail for changed address.
- Collect outgoing mail.
- Organize mail for delivery.
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Skills in Sorting, Jobsite Delivery, Customer Service and Driver/Core Development are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Labor & Delivery, Birthing.
Pay by Experience Level for Postman
An entry-level Postman with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of £10.11 based on 66 salaries. An early career Postman with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £10.26 based on 155 salaries. A mid-career Postman with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £10.52 based on 45 salaries. An experienced Postman with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £10.53 based on 83 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of £11.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Postman in their job title in Edinburgh, Scotland: Edinburgh earn an average of 1.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Manchester, England: Manchester (1.2% more) and Stafford, England: Staffordshire (0.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England: Tyne and Wear (12.3% less) and London, England: London (0.9% less).
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