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Postmasters and Mail Superintendents Salary Information in Des Moines-West Des Moines, Iowa

The annual and hourly salary statistics of postmasters and mail superintendents in Des Moines-West Des Moines, Iowa are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of postmasters and mail superintendents in Des Moines-West Des Moines is 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 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Postmasters and Mail Superintendents in Des Moines-West Des Moines, Iowa

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$62,090
25th Percentile Wage
$63,250
50th Percentile Wage
$75,830
75th Percentile Wage
$83,020
90th Percentile Wage
$92,860

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postmasters and mail superintendents in Des Moines-West Des Moines, Iowa in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $92,860. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $75,830. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $62,090.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$29.85
25th Percentile Wage
$30.41
50th Percentile Wage
$36.46
75th Percentile Wage
$39.92
90th Percentile Wage
$44.65

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for postmasters and mail superintendents in Des Moines-West Des Moines, Iowa. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $44.65. The median hourly salary is $36.46. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $29.85.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of postmasters and mail superintendents from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201675,8300.00%25.07%
201575,83010.10%-
201468,1701.00%-
201367,49015.81%-
201256,820--

Table 3. Compare Postmasters and Mail Superintendents Salary in Des Moines-West Des Moines with Other Iowa Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $75,830, Des Moines-West Des Moines is the highest paying city for postmasters and mail superintendents in state of Iowa, followed by Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area (median annual salary $64,290). In comparison, the median annual salary of postmasters and mail superintendents in Des Moines-West Des Moines is 15.2 percent (15.2%) higher than that in Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Des Moines-West Des Moines
$75,830
Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$64,290
Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$64,140
Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$63,390
Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area
$63,240
Davenport-Moline-Rock Island
$62,180
Cedar Rapids
$56,380

See also: Top paying jobs in Des Moines-West Des Moines, Iowa.