Postmasters and Mail Superintendents Salary Information in California

The average annual and hourly salaries for postmasters and mail superintendents in the state of California are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of postmasters and mail superintendents among California cities 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Postmasters and Mail Superintendents in California

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$61,500
25th Percentile Wage
$69,060
50th Percentile Wage
$79,510
75th Percentile Wage
$89,440
90th Percentile Wage
$98,180

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postmasters and mail superintendents in California in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $98,180. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $79,510. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $61,500.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of postmasters and mail superintendents from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$79,510
3.53% 5.90%
2016
$76,700
1.24% -
2015
$75,750
-0.16% -
2014
$75,870
0.99% -
2013
$75,120
0.40% -
2012
$74,820
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Postmasters and Mail Superintendents in California Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postmasters and mail superintendents in some California cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postmasters and mail superintendents in state of California ranges from $62,720 to $91,390. The highest paying area for postmasters and mail superintendents in California is San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos with a median annual salary of $91,390. The second highest paying city/area in California State is Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine (mean annual salary $89,400). The lowest paying area is Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $62,720.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos
$91,390
Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine
$89,400
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana
$89,220
Oakland-Fremont-Hayward
$88,290
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale
$87,000
San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont
$83,280
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario
$81,380
Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville
$75,470
San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City
$72,640
North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$67,690
Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$65,210
Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$62,720




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