Postmasters and Mail Superintendents Salary Information in New York

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$64,720
25th Percentile Wage
$68,450
50th Percentile Wage
$76,200
75th Percentile Wage
$83,630
90th Percentile Wage
$92,340

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postmasters and mail superintendents in New York in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $92,340. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $76,200. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $64,720.

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
$76,200
3.70% 16.89%
2016
$73,380
1.17% -
2015
$72,520
6.29% -
2014
$67,960
1.02% -
2013
$67,270
5.86% -
2012
$63,330
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Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Postmasters and Mail Superintendents in New York Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postmasters and mail superintendents in some New York cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postmasters and mail superintendents in state of New York ranges from $56,810 to $82,100. The highest paying area for postmasters and mail superintendents in New York is Nassau-Suffolk with a median annual salary of $82,100. The second highest paying city/area in New York State is New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island (mean annual salary $80,480). The lowest paying area is Glens Falls with a median annual salary of $56,810.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Nassau-Suffolk
$82,100
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island
$80,480
Buffalo-Niagara Falls
$79,370
Albany-Schenectady-Troy
$79,370
New York-White Plains-Wayne
$77,640
Rochester
$77,070
Utica-Rome
$76,080
Syracuse
$74,540
Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area
$73,040
Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown
$72,640
Central New York nonmetropolitan area
$70,080
Capital-Northern New York nonmetropolitan area
$69,380
Kingston
$65,140
Binghamton
$61,140
East Central New York nonmetropolitan area
$59,750
Glens Falls
$56,810




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