The salary statistics of postmasters and mail superintendents are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of postmasters and mail superintendents within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The postmasters and mail superintendents 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 postmasters and mail superintendents. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) postmasters and mail superintendents is $89,930. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $71,670. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $56,190. We note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 60% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.
The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of postmasters and mail superintendents from 2012 to 2016.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||4-Year Growth|
The average salaries of postmasters and mail superintendents 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 postmasters and mail superintendents 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 postmasters and mail superintendents in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $40,110 to $81,360. The highest paying state for postmasters and mail superintendents is Florida with a median annual salary of $81,360. The lowest paying state is Alaska with a median annual salary of $40,110. For more salary information of postmasters and mail superintendents profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.
|State Name||Median Annual Salary|
|New Jersey|| |
|Puerto Rico|| |
|Rhode Island|| |
|South Carolina|| |
|North Carolina|| |
|New York|| |
|New Hampshire|| |
|West Virginia|| |
|New Mexico|| |
|South Dakota|| |
|North Dakota|| |