Postmasters and Mail Superintendents Salary Information in Washington

The average annual and hourly salaries for postmasters and mail superintendents in the state of Washington are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of postmasters and mail superintendents among Washington areas 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 Washington

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$55,470
25th Percentile Wage
$62,710
50th Percentile Wage
$70,510
75th Percentile Wage
$81,960
90th Percentile Wage
$90,210

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postmasters and mail superintendents in Washington in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $90,210. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $70,510. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $55,470.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$26.67
25th Percentile Wage
$30.15
50th Percentile Wage
$33.90
75th Percentile Wage
$39.40
90th Percentile Wage
$43.37

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for postmasters and mail superintendents in Washington in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $43.37. The median hourly salary is $33.90. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $26.67.

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
201670,5101.99%10.58%
201569,1105.30%-
201465,4500.99%-
201364,8002.70%-
201263,050--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postmasters and mail superintendents in some Washington cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postmasters and mail superintendents in state of Washington ranges from $58,520 to $80,960. The highest paying area for postmasters and mail superintendents in Washington is Seattle-Bellevue-Everett with a median annual salary of $80,960. The second highest paying city/area in Washington State is Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue (mean annual salary $80,380). The lowest paying area is Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $58,520.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett
$80,960
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue
$80,380
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro
$72,730
Southwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$64,450
Central Washington nonmetropolitan area
$58,520
Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$58,520


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