Postmasters and Mail Superintendents Salary Information in Pennsylvania

The average annual and hourly salaries for postmasters and mail superintendents in the state of Pennsylvania are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of postmasters and mail superintendents amongst Pennsylvania 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 Pennsylvania

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$59,110
25th Percentile Wage
$63,230
50th Percentile Wage
$70,600
75th Percentile Wage
$80,440
90th Percentile Wage
$87,330

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postmasters and mail superintendents in Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $87,330. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $70,600. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $59,110.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$28.42
25th Percentile Wage
$30.40
50th Percentile Wage
$33.94
75th Percentile Wage
$38.68
90th Percentile Wage
$41.99

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for postmasters and mail superintendents in Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $41.99. The median hourly salary is $33.94. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $28.42.

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
201670,6002.35%14.46%
201568,9405.79%-
201464,9500.99%-
201364,3106.10%-
201260,390--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postmasters and mail superintendents in some Pennsylvania cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postmasters and mail superintendents in state of Pennsylvania ranges from $56,820 to $81,990. The highest paying area for postmasters and mail superintendents in Pennsylvania is Philadelphia with a median annual salary of $81,990. The second highest paying city/area in Pennsylvania State is Newark-Union (mean annual salary $79,190). The lowest paying area is Johnstown with a median annual salary of $56,820.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Philadelphia
$81,990
Newark-Union
$79,190
Harrisburg-Carlisle
$78,390
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$76,330
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre
$74,070
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman
$73,580
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
$73,200
Pittsburgh
$72,640
Lancaster
$71,370
Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$66,800
York-Hanover
$65,920
West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$64,780
Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$64,490
Reading
$63,050
East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$62,570
Johnstown
$56,820



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