Postal Service Mail Carriers Salary Information in Tennessee

The average annual and hourly salaries for postal service mail carriers in the state of Tennessee are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of postal service mail carriers among Tennessee 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 Postal Service Mail Carriers in Tennessee

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$36,190
25th Percentile Wage
$36,210
50th Percentile Wage
$53,740
75th Percentile Wage
$59,860
90th Percentile Wage
$65,350

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postal service mail carriers in Tennessee in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $65,350. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $53,740. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $36,190.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of postal service mail carriers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$53,740
-2.57% -0.17%
2016
$55,120
-2.25% -
2015
$56,360
2.15% -
2014
$55,150
2.23% -
2013
$53,920
0.17% -
2012
$53,830
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Postal Service Mail Carriers in Tennessee Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postal service mail carriers in some Tennessee cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postal service mail carriers in state of Tennessee ranges from $46,250 to $57,250. The highest paying area for postal service mail carriers in Tennessee is Jackson with a median annual salary of $57,250. The second highest paying city/area in Tennessee State is Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin (mean annual salary $56,200). The lowest paying area is Morristown with a median annual salary of $46,250.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Jackson
$57,250
Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin
$56,200
Memphis
$56,190
Cleveland
$56,060
Knoxville
$55,780
Chattanooga
$54,340
Clarksville
$53,610
Johnson City
$52,510
South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$50,250
North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$50,240
Eastern Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$48,680
Western Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$46,520
Morristown
$46,250




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