The average salary for a Postmaster is $68,210.
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Job Description for Postmaster
Postmasters oversee the operation of a post office. They are often the heads of individual branches, and will report to a regional manager of post office operations. At least a few years of prior experience may be required for this position; because it is a managerial position, supervisory experience may also be required. Postmasters must be knowledgeable of all postal rules, policies, and laws, and ensure that all employees adhere to them, as well. Strong record-keeping, filing, and report-wri…Read more
- Organize and supervise activities related to the delivery and protection of public mail.
- Educate the public of available services, postal laws and postal regulations.
- Prepare and submit detailed and summary reports of post office activities to supervisors.
- Hire, train, develop and evaluate employees and their performance.
- Direct operations, management, and supportive services of one or a number of post offices.
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Pay by Experience Level for Postmaster
An entry-level Postmaster with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $59,953 based on 7 salaries. An early career Postmaster with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $51,287 based on 39 salaries. A mid-career Postmaster with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $60,233 based on 33 salaries. An experienced Postmaster with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $66,818 based on 102 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $74,053.
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