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 among Pennsylvania 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 Pennsylvania

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$63,950
25th Percentile Wage
$67,050
50th Percentile Wage
$74,030
75th Percentile Wage
$83,400
90th Percentile Wage
$89,520

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 $89,520. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $74,030. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $63,950.

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
$74,030
4.63% 18.42%
2016
$70,600
2.35% -
2015
$68,940
5.79% -
2014
$64,950
0.99% -
2013
$64,310
6.10% -
2012
$60,390
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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 $84,260. The highest paying area for postmasters and mail superintendents in Pennsylvania is Philadelphia with a median annual salary of $84,260. The second highest paying city/area in Pennsylvania State is Newark-Union (mean annual salary $80,110). The lowest paying area is Johnstown with a median annual salary of $56,820.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Philadelphia
$84,260
Newark-Union
$80,110
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$78,860
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman
$75,490
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
$75,110
Pittsburgh
$74,810
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre
$74,070
Lancaster
$74,040
Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$73,770
Harrisburg-Carlisle
$70,990
Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$70,950
West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$70,630
York-Hanover
$65,920
Reading
$63,050
East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$62,570
Johnstown
$56,820




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