Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for a Postal Service Mail Carrier is $18.22
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Postal Service Mail Carriers?
An entry-level Postal Service Mail Carrier with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $17.57 based on 158 salaries. An early career Postal Service Mail Carrier with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.85 based on …Read more
What Do Postal Service Mail Carriers Do?
Postal service mail carriers are employed to deliver and collect mail on an assigned route with a daily schedule. Postal Service routes may be delivered by vehicle or on foot, depending on the area assigned. Mail delivery must be done in all types of weather. Carriers are expected to conduct themselves in a professional and efficient manner. A basic familiarity with local geography is a necessity. Knowledge of basic postal laws, regulations, and products is also required.
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- Deliver mail to business and residencies along an assigned route.
- Hand-deliver mail and obtain signatures.
- Drive the postal service vehicle.