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Highest Paying Cities for Postal Service Mail Carriers

The top 100 highest paying cities for postal service mail carriers (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment of postal service mail carriers in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $59,850, Carson City, Nevada is the highest paying city for postal service mail carriers. It is followed by Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California (average annual salary $59,850). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2017 [1]. For more salary information of postal service mail carriers in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Cities/Areas for Postal Service Mail Carriers

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Carson City, Nevada
$59,850
60
2 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$59,850
9,600
3 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$59,850
2,800
4 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$59,850
5,790
5 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$59,850
3,630
6 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$59,850
1,730
7 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$59,850
5,050
8 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$59,850
1,890
9 Peabody, Massachusetts
$59,850
200
10 New Haven, Connecticut
$59,850
700
11 Cheyenne, Wyoming
$59,840
90
12 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois
$59,840
8,340
13 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois
$59,840
10,780
14 Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach, Florida
$59,840
1,920
15 Bakersfield-Delano, California
$59,840
540
16 Cincinnati-Middletown, Ohio
$59,840
2,160
17 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, Ohio
$59,840
2,600
18 Dallas-Plano-Irving, Texas
$59,840
4,350
19 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, Colorado
$59,840
2,700
20 Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, Michigan
$59,840
2,370
21 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, Michigan
$59,840
5,510
22 Kokomo, Indiana
$59,840
100
23 Lewiston, Washington
$59,840
60
24 Lake County-Kenosha County, Wisconsin
$59,840
950
25 Lake Havasu City-Kingman, Arizona
$59,840
130
26 Longview, Washington
$59,840
80
27 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$59,840
22,960
28 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
$59,840
2,330
29 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania
$59,840
6,800
30 Pocatello, Idaho
$59,840
70
31 Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, California
$59,840
720
32 Newark-Union, Pennsylvania
$59,840
2,840
33 Jacksonville, Florida
$59,840
1,250
34 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, Florida
$59,840
5,780
35 Kennewick-Pasco-Richland, Washington
$59,840
210
36 Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, Florida
$59,840
2,370
37 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, Wisconsin
$59,840
1,900
38 Modesto, California
$59,840
410
39 Madera-Chowchilla, California
$59,840
160
40 Nassau-Suffolk, New York
$59,840
3,770
41 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, California
$59,840
3,110
42 Salt Lake City, Utah
$59,840
980
43 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Connecticut
$59,840
1,240
44 Framingham, Massachusetts
$59,840
350
45 Lawrence-Methuen-Salem, New Hampshire
$59,840
170
46 Leominster-Fitchburg-Gardner, Massachusetts
$59,840
160
47 Lowell-Billerica-Chelmsford, New Hampshire
$59,840
320
48 Scranton--Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
$59,840
690
49 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$59,840
3,030
50 Trenton-Ewing, New Jersey
$59,840
490
51 West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach, Florida
$59,840
1,490
52 Vallejo-Fairfield, California
$59,840
390
53 Hawaii-Maui-Kauai nonmetropolitan area, Hawaii
$59,840
140
54 Pittsfield, Massachusetts
$59,840
110
55 Springfield, Massachusetts
$59,840
920
56 Manchester, New Hampshire
$59,840
250
57 New Bedford, Massachusetts
$59,840
140
58 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$59,820
2,870
59 Napa, California
$59,810
140
60 Danbury, Connecticut
$59,810
260
61 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut
$59,810
1,430
62 Waterbury, Connecticut
$59,810
260
63 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$59,800
3,640
64 Wilmington, New Jersey
$59,580
760
65 Camden, New Jersey
$59,560
1,410
66 Las Vegas-Paradise, Nevada
$59,560
1,770
67 Oshkosh-Neenah, Wisconsin
$59,560
170
68 Tucson, Arizona
$59,560
880
69 Stockton, California
$59,470
560
70 Anchorage, Alaska
$59,460
350
71 Dubuque, Iowa
$59,460
120
72 Pueblo, Colorado
$59,460
140
73 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, California
$59,460
2,120
74 Salinas, California
$59,460
290
75 South Western Utah nonmetropolitan area, Utah
$59,460
40
76 Amarillo, Texas
$59,450
250
77 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$59,450
6,450
78 Muncie, Indiana
$59,450
120
79 Rockford, Illinois
$59,450
370
80 Elmira, New York
$59,370
90
81 Cleveland, Tennessee
$59,370
110
82 Port St Lucie, Florida
$59,370
450
83 Missoula, Montana
$59,250
90
84 Racine, Wisconsin
$59,230
210
85 Tacoma, Washington
$59,220
770
86 Corpus Christi, Texas
$59,210
360
87 Ames, Iowa
$59,100
90
88 Albuquerque, New Mexico
$59,070
800
89 Brunswick, Georgia
$59,070
110
90 Santa Rosa-Petaluma, California
$59,070
500
91 Providence-Fall River-Warwick, Rhode Island
$59,070
1,570
92 Boulder, Colorado
$59,060
480
93 Olympia, Washington
$59,060
230
94 Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, Florida
$59,060
2,100
95 Hot Springs, Arkansas
$59,050
110
96 Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, Arizona
$59,050
3,710
97 North Central Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area, Massachusetts
$58,960
30
98 Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area, Alaska
$58,960
40
99 Dayton, Ohio
$58,890
940
100 Laredo, Texas
$58,790
140
See also: Highest paying industries for postal service mail carriers.