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 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$36,200
25th Percentile Wage
$36,210
50th Percentile Wage
$48,240
75th Percentile Wage
$59,860
90th Percentile Wage
$66,100

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 $66,100. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $48,240. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $36,200.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of postal service mail carriers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$48,240
-5.45% -7.71%
2016
$50,870
-3.58% -
2015
$52,690
-1.59% -
2014
$53,530
2.76% -
2013
$52,050
0.17% -
2012
$51,960
- -

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 $44,820 to $54,500. The highest paying area for postal service mail carriers in Mississippi is Pascagoula with a median annual salary of $54,500. The second highest paying city/area in Mississippi State is Gulfport-Biloxi (mean annual salary $52,930). The lowest paying area is Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $44,820.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Pascagoula
$54,500
Gulfport-Biloxi
$52,930
Jackson
$52,050
Hattiesburg
$50,240
Southwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$50,070
Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$46,080
Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$44,820
Southeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$44,820




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