The salary statistics of postal service mail carriers are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of postal service mail carriers within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The postal service mail carriers annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage|| |
|25th Percentile Wage|| |
|50th Percentile Wage|| |
|75th Percentile Wage|| |
|90th Percentile Wage|| |
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postal service mail carriers. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) postal service mail carriers is $61,100. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $58,110. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $33,420. It is noted that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 82% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.
The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of postal service mail carriers from 2012 to 2016.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||4-Year Growth|
The average salaries of postal service mail carriers in 1 major industry sectors are shown in Table 2.
|Industry Sector||Median Annual Salary|
|Transportation and Warehousing|| |
From the above tables we note that not only postal service mail carriers salaries vary considerably based on one's education and experience, and the industry sectors, they also change considerably from state to state. In the following table we compare the median salary of postal service mail carriers in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $44,240 to $59,850. The highest paying state for postal service mail carriers is Hawaii with a median annual salary of $59,850. The lowest paying state is North Dakota with a median annual salary of $44,240. For more salary information of postal service mail carriers profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.
|State Name||Median Annual Salary|
|Virgin Islands|| |
|District of Columbia|| |
|New Jersey|| |
|Rhode Island|| |
|New York|| |
|Puerto Rico|| |
|New Mexico|| |
|North Carolina|| |
|New Hampshire|| |
|South Carolina|| |
|West Virginia|| |
|South Dakota|| |
|North Dakota|| |