Postal Service Mail Carriers Salary Information in Arkansas

The average annual and hourly salaries for postal service mail carriers in the state of Arkansas are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of postal service mail carriers amongst Arkansas areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Postal Service Mail Carriers in Arkansas

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$35,410
25th Percentile Wage
$36,200
50th Percentile Wage
$52,530
75th Percentile Wage
$59,860
90th Percentile Wage
$63,930

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postal service mail carriers in Arkansas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $63,930. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $52,530. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $35,410.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$17.02
25th Percentile Wage
$17.39
50th Percentile Wage
$25.25
75th Percentile Wage
$28.78
90th Percentile Wage
$30.74

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for postal service mail carriers in Arkansas in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $30.74. The median hourly salary is $25.25. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $17.02.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of postal service mail carriers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201652,530-2.89%0.65%
201554,050-0.13%-
201454,1201.96%-
201353,0601.64%-
201252,190--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Postal Service Mail Carriers in Arkansas Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postal service mail carriers in some Arkansas cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postal service mail carriers in state of Arkansas ranges from $44,240 to $59,050. The highest paying area for postal service mail carriers in Arkansas is Hot Springs with a median annual salary of $59,050. The second highest paying city/area in Arkansas State is Pine Bluff (mean annual salary $58,500). The lowest paying area is Central Arkansas nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $44,240.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Hot Springs
$59,050
Pine Bluff
$58,500
Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway
$57,870
Jonesboro
$56,380
South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area
$48,770
West Arkansas nonmetropolitan area
$45,660
East Arkansas nonmetropolitan area
$45,020
Central Arkansas nonmetropolitan area
$44,240


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