Postmasters and Mail Superintendents Salary Information in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

The annual and hourly salary statistics of postmasters and mail superintendents in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of postmasters and mail superintendents in Philadelphia is 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 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Postmasters and Mail Superintendents in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$63,680
25th Percentile Wage
$69,380
50th Percentile Wage
$81,990
75th Percentile Wage
$89,200
90th Percentile Wage
$100,390

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postmasters and mail superintendents in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $100,390. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $81,990. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $63,680.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$30.62
25th Percentile Wage
$33.36
50th Percentile Wage
$39.42
75th Percentile Wage
$42.88
90th Percentile Wage
$48.27

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for postmasters and mail superintendents in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $48.27. The median hourly salary is $39.42. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $30.62.

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
201681,9902.93%10.56%
201579,5905.54%-
201475,1801.00%-
201374,4301.48%-
201273,330--

Table 3. Compare Postmasters and Mail Superintendents Salary in Philadelphia with Other Pennsylvania Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $81,990, Philadelphia is the highest paying city for postmasters and mail superintendents in state of Pennsylvania, followed by Newark-Union (median annual salary $79,190). In comparison, the median annual salary of postmasters and mail superintendents in Philadelphia is 3.4 percent (3.4%) higher than that in Newark-Union.

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

See also: Top paying jobs in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.