Postal Service Mail Carriers Salary Information in Idaho

The average annual and hourly salaries for postal service mail carriers in the state of Idaho are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of postal service mail carriers amongst Idaho 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$35,400
25th Percentile Wage
$35,420
50th Percentile Wage
$55,070
75th Percentile Wage
$59,860
90th Percentile Wage
$62,970

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postal service mail carriers in Idaho in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $62,970. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $55,070. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $35,400.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$17.02
25th Percentile Wage
$17.03
50th Percentile Wage
$26.47
75th Percentile Wage
$28.78
90th Percentile Wage
$30.28

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for postal service mail carriers in Idaho in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $30.28. The median hourly salary is $26.47. 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
201655,070-1.23%1.91%
201555,7500.83%-
201455,2901.70%-
201354,3500.61%-
201254,020--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postal service mail carriers in some Idaho cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postal service mail carriers in state of Idaho ranges from $44,230 to $59,840. The highest paying area for postal service mail carriers in Idaho is Pocatello with a median annual salary of $59,840. The second highest paying city/area in Idaho State is Idaho Falls (mean annual salary $57,700). The lowest paying area is Southwest Idaho nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $44,230.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Pocatello
$59,840
Idaho Falls
$57,700
Boise City-Nampa
$56,570
Coeur dAlene
$55,070
Southcentral Idaho nonmetropolitan area
$50,100
North Idaho nonmetropolitan area
$45,070
East Idaho nonmetropolitan area
$44,240
Southwest Idaho nonmetropolitan area
$44,230


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