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Postmasters and Mail Superintendents Salary Information

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 [1].

Table 1. Postmasters and Mail Superintendents Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$56,190
25th Percentile Wage
$63,250
50th Percentile Wage
$71,670
75th Percentile Wage
$81,840
90th Percentile Wage
$89,930

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.

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
201671,6701.44%12.03%
201570,6406.85%-
201465,8000.99%-
201365,1503.22%-
201263,050--

Table 2. Postmasters and Mail Superintendents Salary by Industry Sector

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
$71,670

Table 3. Median Annual Wage of Postmasters and Mail Superintendents by States

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
Florida
$81,360
New Jersey
$78,170
Puerto Rico
$78,030
Delaware
$77,810
Massachusetts
$77,720
Tennessee
$77,410
Michigan
$76,790
Mississippi
$76,720
California
$76,700
Rhode Island
$76,620
Georgia
$76,070
Connecticut
$75,620
Arizona
$75,160
South Carolina
$74,720
Arkansas
$74,360
Hawaii
$74,350
Texas
$74,030
Alabama
$73,660
Louisiana
$73,580
Ohio
$73,560
North Carolina
$73,390
New York
$73,380
Wisconsin
$72,330
Indiana
$71,710
Utah
$71,230
Oklahoma
$70,940
Illinois
$70,900
Kentucky
$70,690
Pennsylvania
$70,600
Washington
$70,510
Maryland
$70,290
Missouri
$70,150
Virginia
$69,740
New Hampshire
$69,630
Minnesota
$69,590
Oregon
$69,240
Colorado
$68,410
Kansas
$67,590
Maine
$67,360
Idaho
$66,120
Nebraska
$64,670
West Virginia
$64,280
New Mexico
$64,200
Iowa
$64,110
Vermont
$63,850
Nevada
$63,490
South Dakota
$62,630
North Dakota
$61,180
Wyoming
$60,560
Montana
$59,700
Alaska
$40,110


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