Postmasters and Mail Superintendents Salary Information in Montana

The average annual and hourly salaries for postmasters and mail superintendents in the state of Montana are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of postmasters and mail superintendents among Montana 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32,850
25th Percentile Wage
$43,040
50th Percentile Wage
$59,700
75th Percentile Wage
$68,580
90th Percentile Wage
$80,390

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postmasters and mail superintendents in Montana in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $80,390. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $59,700. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $32,850.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$15.79
25th Percentile Wage
$20.69
50th Percentile Wage
$28.70
75th Percentile Wage
$32.97
90th Percentile Wage
$38.65

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for postmasters and mail superintendents in Montana in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $38.65. The median hourly salary is $28.70. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $15.79.

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
201659,700-0.02%13.23%
201559,7103.92%-
201457,3700.98%-
201356,8108.82%-
201251,800--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postmasters and mail superintendents in some Montana cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postmasters and mail superintendents in state of Montana ranges from $50,890 to $67,820. The highest paying area for postmasters and mail superintendents in Montana is Western Montana nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $67,820. The second highest paying city/area in Montana State is Southwestern Montana nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $63,390). The lowest paying area is Central Montana nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $50,890.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Western Montana nonmetropolitan area
$67,820
Southwestern Montana nonmetropolitan area
$63,390
Eastern Montana nonmetropolitan area
$53,360
Central Montana nonmetropolitan area
$50,890


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