Postmasters and Mail Superintendents Salary Information in South Carolina

The average annual and hourly salaries for postmasters and mail superintendents in the state of South Carolina are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of postmasters and mail superintendents amongst South Carolina 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Postmasters and Mail Superintendents in South Carolina

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$62,630
25th Percentile Wage
$66,090
50th Percentile Wage
$74,720
75th Percentile Wage
$84,420
90th Percentile Wage
$91,680

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postmasters and mail superintendents in South Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $91,680. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $74,720. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $62,630.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$30.11
25th Percentile Wage
$31.77
50th Percentile Wage
$35.93
75th Percentile Wage
$40.59
90th Percentile Wage
$44.08

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for postmasters and mail superintendents in South Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $44.08. The median hourly salary is $35.93. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $30.11.

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
201674,7200.36%7.20%
201574,4504.63%-
201471,0001.00%-
201370,2901.35%-
201269,340--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postmasters and mail superintendents in some South Carolina cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postmasters and mail superintendents in state of South Carolina ranges from $60,420 to $80,100. The highest paying area for postmasters and mail superintendents in South Carolina is Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill with a median annual salary of $80,100. The second highest paying city/area in South Carolina State is Columbia (mean annual salary $70,530). The lowest paying area is Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $60,420.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill
$80,100
Columbia
$70,530
Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville
$70,240
Lower Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$65,280
Upper Savannah South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$64,960
Pee Dee South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$63,050
Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$60,420


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