The annual and hourly salary statistics of postal service mail carriers in Columbia, South Carolina are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of postal service mail carriers in Columbia is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$36,190|
|25th Percentile Wage||$36,210|
|50th Percentile Wage||$49,040|
|75th Percentile Wage||$59,860|
|90th Percentile Wage||$63,990|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postal service mail carriers in Columbia, South Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $63,990. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $49,040. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $36,190.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of postal service mail carriers from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $49,040 in Columbia is in the middle of salary range for postal service mail carriers in state of South Carolina. In comparison, the annual salary of postal service mail carriers in Columbia is 14.7 percent (14.7%) lower than that in the highest paying Florence and 8.6 percent (8.6%) higher than that in the lowest paying Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area.
|Cities/Areas||Median Annual Salary|
|Augusta-Richmond County|| |
|Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill|| |
|Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway|| |
|Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville|| |
|Pee Dee South Carolina nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Lower Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area|| |