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Average United States Postal Worker (Carrier) Hourly Pay

$17.89
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$1,285
Bonus
$3,700
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The average hourly pay for a United States Postal Worker (Carrier) is $17.89.
10%
$15.70
MEDIAN
$17.89
90%
$25.22
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Hourly Rate
$16 - $25
Bonus
$22 - $7,919
Profit Sharing
$0 - $3,700
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$33,652 - $63,302
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What Do United States Postal Worker (Carrier)s Do?

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)

3.9 out of 5
(102)
Highly Satisfied
9Reviews

Popular Employer Salaries for United States Postal Worker (Carrier)

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What Are Popular Skills for United States Postal Worker (Carrier)s?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for United States Postal Worker (Carrier)s?

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 $17.33 based on 175 salaries. An early career United States Postal Worker (Carrier) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.64 based on 539 salaries. A mid-career United States Postal Worker (Carrier) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.67 based on 145 salaries. An experienced United States Postal Worker (Carrier) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $22.90 based on 220 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $27.
Employees with United States Postal Worker (Carrier) in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 68.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Phoenix, Arizona (32.5% more) and Houston, Texas (14.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Las Vegas, Nevada (1.8% less), New York, New York (1.3% less) and Chicago, Illinois (0.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,262 survey responses.
Entry Level
13.9%
Early Career
42.7%
Mid Career
11.5%
Experienced
17.4%
Late Career
14.5%