£18,185
Avg. Salary

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

£400

Profit Sharing

£203

A Postman earns an average salary of £17,970 per year. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

£12,333 - £23,937
£12K
£18K
£24K
MEDIAN: £18,185
10%
50%
90%
£7.90 - £11.24
£7
£9
£11
MEDIAN: £9.94
10%
50%
90%
£0£23K
Salary £12,333 - £23,937
Bonus £14.97 - £1,033
Profit Sharing £203
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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£13,939 - £23,784
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 11 Aug 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 260
Hourly Data £0£15
Hourly Rate £7.90 - £11.24
Hourly Tips £0.36
Overtime £8.62 - £15.10
Annual Data £0£23K
Bonus £14.97 - £1,033
Profit Sharing £203
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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£13,939 - £23,784
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 11 Aug 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 161

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 within their delivery truck or van prior to embarking. Most postal routes are organized for efficiency, and the postman normally arranges all mail and packages in their vehicle or bag according to the order of addresses visited. In many postal routes, delivery to apartment complexes and multiple mailboxes is required; to accomplish these deliveries, the postman is usually issued a key by the local post office. Additionally, a postman secures signatures for certified and registered mail, as well as for signature on delivery packages.

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Postman Tasks

  • Deliver mail on route to business and residences.
  • Redirect mail for changed address.
  • Collect outgoing mail.
  • Organize mail for delivery.

Postman Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Postman

Pay by Experience for a Postman has a positive trend. An entry-level Postman with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤18,000 based on 105 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Postman with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤20,000 based on 44 salaries. An experienced Postman which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤20,000 based on 45 salaries. A Postman with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤21,000 based on 30 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: £19,501

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Key Stats for Postman

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
15%

Experience Affects Postman Salaries

Late-Career
▲5%

▲3%

Mid-Career
▲2%

National Average
₤20,000

▼8%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 17%
dental benefits
Dental: 6%
vision benefits
Vision: 5%
no benefits
None: 82%