Average United States Postal Worker (Carrier) Hourly Pay

$17.38
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$1,939
Bonus
$4,850
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The average hourly pay for a United States Postal Worker (Carrier) is $17.38.
10%
$15.38
MEDIAN
$17.38
90%
$25.04
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Hourly Rate
$15 - $25
Bonus
$22 - $8,081
Profit Sharing
$0 - $4,850
Total Pay
$32,742 - $61,819

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Job Description for United States Postal Worker (Carrier)

United States Postal Worker (Carrier) Tasks
  • Loading mail and parcels in delivery sequence into delivery vehicle.
  • Other administrative duties are required.
  • Dismounting if required to deliver parcels, Express mail, and other accountable mail items.
  • Delivering mail to customer boxes along an assigned line-of-travel.

Job Satisfaction for United States Postal Worker (Carrier)

3.8 out of 5
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Popular Skills for United States Postal Worker (Carrier)

Skills in Driver/Core Development, Sorting, Oral / Verbal Communication and Jobsite Delivery are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Customer Service.

Pay by Experience Level for United States Postal Worker (Carrier)

An entry-level United States Postal Worker (Carrier) with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $16.69 based on 223 salaries. An early career United States Postal Worker (Carrier) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.16 based on 712 salaries. A mid-career United States Postal Worker (Carrier) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.70 based on 150 salaries. An experienced United States Postal Worker (Carrier) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $24.84 based on 256 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $26.
Employees with United States Postal Worker (Carrier) in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 15.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (12.2% more) and Phoenix, Arizona (3.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (0.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,544 survey responses.
Entry Level
14.4%
Early Career
46.1%
Mid Career
9.7%
Experienced
16.6%
Late Career
13.1%