Postmasters and Mail Superintendents Salary Information in Illinois

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

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$63,560
25th Percentile Wage
$66,070
50th Percentile Wage
$74,120
75th Percentile Wage
$83,310
90th Percentile Wage
$92,310

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postmasters and mail superintendents in Illinois in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $92,310. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $74,120. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $63,560.

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
$74,120
4.34% 22.34%
2016
$70,900
2.64% -
2015
$69,030
7.75% -
2014
$63,680
0.97% -
2013
$63,060
8.72% -
2012
$57,560
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Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Postmasters and Mail Superintendents in Illinois Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postmasters and mail superintendents in some Illinois cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postmasters and mail superintendents in state of Illinois ranges from $56,810 to $80,110. The highest paying area for postmasters and mail superintendents in Illinois is Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division) with a median annual salary of $80,110. The second highest paying city/area in Illinois State is Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area) (mean annual salary $78,570). The lowest paying area is Champaign-Urbana with a median annual salary of $56,810.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division)
$80,110
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area)
$78,570
South Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$70,980
Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$69,130
West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$69,110
East Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$68,980
Peoria
$65,190
Champaign-Urbana
$56,810




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