Postmasters and Mail Superintendents Salary Information in Louisiana

The average annual and hourly salaries for postmasters and mail superintendents in the state of Louisiana are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of postmasters and mail superintendents among Louisiana 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 Postmasters and Mail Superintendents in Louisiana

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$62,030
25th Percentile Wage
$64,540
50th Percentile Wage
$73,580
75th Percentile Wage
$81,980
90th Percentile Wage
$90,020

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postmasters and mail superintendents in Louisiana in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $90,020. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $73,580. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $62,030.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$29.82
25th Percentile Wage
$31.03
50th Percentile Wage
$35.38
75th Percentile Wage
$39.40
90th Percentile Wage
$43.28

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for postmasters and mail superintendents in Louisiana in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $43.28. The median hourly salary is $35.38. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $29.82.

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
201673,5803.53%12.95%
201570,9802.99%-
201468,8601.00%-
201368,1706.04%-
201264,050--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postmasters and mail superintendents in some Louisiana cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postmasters and mail superintendents in state of Louisiana ranges from $65,780 to $76,940. The highest paying area for postmasters and mail superintendents in Louisiana is New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner with a median annual salary of $76,940. The second highest paying city/area in Louisiana State is Natchitoches nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $69,650). The lowest paying area is New Iberia nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $65,780.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner
$76,940
Natchitoches nonmetropolitan area
$69,650
Baton Rouge
$69,320
Winnsboro nonmetropolitan area
$66,050
New Iberia nonmetropolitan area
$65,780


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