Postal Service Mail Carriers Salary Information in Mississippi

The average annual and hourly salaries for postal service mail carriers in the state of Mississippi are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of postal service mail carriers among Mississippi 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 Postal Service Mail Carriers in Mississippi

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$35,410
25th Percentile Wage
$35,420
50th Percentile Wage
$50,870
75th Percentile Wage
$59,860
90th Percentile Wage
$64,880

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postal service mail carriers in Mississippi in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $64,880. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $50,870. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $35,410.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$17.02
25th Percentile Wage
$17.03
50th Percentile Wage
$24.46
75th Percentile Wage
$28.78
90th Percentile Wage
$31.19

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for postal service mail carriers in Mississippi in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $31.19. The median hourly salary is $24.46. 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
201650,870-3.58%-2.14%
201552,690-1.59%-
201453,5302.76%-
201352,0500.17%-
201251,960--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postal service mail carriers in some Mississippi cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postal service mail carriers in state of Mississippi ranges from $47,000 to $54,720. The highest paying area for postal service mail carriers in Mississippi is Jackson with a median annual salary of $54,720. The second highest paying city/area in Mississippi State is Pascagoula (mean annual salary $54,500). The lowest paying area is Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $47,000.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Jackson
$54,720
Pascagoula
$54,500
Gulfport-Biloxi
$53,820
Hattiesburg
$53,720
Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$49,720
Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$47,560
Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$47,010
Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$47,000



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