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Postal Service Worker Salary Information

The salary statistics of postal service workers are shown in Table 1. The average hourly salary of postal service workers in the United States is shown in Table 2. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of postal service workers within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The postal service workers 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 [1].

Table 1. Postal Service Worker Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$33,410
25th Percentile Wage
$36,820
50th Percentile Wage
$56,790
75th Percentile Wage
$59,850
90th Percentile Wage
$59,860

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postal service workers. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) postal service workers is $59,860. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $56,790. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $33,410. Take note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 79% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of postal service workers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201656,7900.00%6.50%
201556,7903.65%-
201454,7201.61%-
201353,8401.37%-
201253,100--

Table 2. Postal Service Worker Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of postal service workers in 1 major industry sectors are shown in Table 2.

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Transportation and Warehousing
$56,790



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