Postmasters and Mail Superintendents Salary Information in Tennessee

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

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$62,330
25th Percentile Wage
$69,230
50th Percentile Wage
$77,410
75th Percentile Wage
$83,100
90th Percentile Wage
$90,540

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postmasters and mail superintendents in Tennessee in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $90,540. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $77,410. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $62,330.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$29.97
25th Percentile Wage
$33.28
50th Percentile Wage
$37.22
75th Percentile Wage
$39.95
90th Percentile Wage
$43.53

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for postmasters and mail superintendents in Tennessee in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $43.53. The median hourly salary is $37.22. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $29.97.

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
201677,4100.90%8.90%
201576,7105.29%-
201472,6501.00%-
201371,9201.95%-
201270,520--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postmasters and mail superintendents in some Tennessee cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postmasters and mail superintendents in state of Tennessee ranges from $69,910 to $80,380. The highest paying area for postmasters and mail superintendents in Tennessee is Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin with a median annual salary of $80,380. The second highest paying city/area in Tennessee State is Memphis (mean annual salary $76,720). The lowest paying area is North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $69,910.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin
$80,380
Memphis
$76,720
Eastern Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$76,660
Western Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$74,500
South Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$72,420
North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area
$69,910


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