Postal Service Mail Carriers Salary Information in West Virginia

The average annual and hourly salaries for postal service mail carriers in the state of West Virginia are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of postal service mail carriers among West Virginia cities 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 Postal Service Mail Carriers in West Virginia

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$35,400
25th Percentile Wage
$35,420
50th Percentile Wage
$51,910
75th Percentile Wage
$59,850
90th Percentile Wage
$61,100

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postal service mail carriers in West Virginia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $61,100. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $51,910. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $35,400.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$17.02
25th Percentile Wage
$17.03
50th Percentile Wage
$24.96
75th Percentile Wage
$28.78
90th Percentile Wage
$29.37

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for postal service mail carriers in West Virginia in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $29.37. The median hourly salary is $24.96. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $17.02.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201651,910-5.39%-4.08%
201554,7100.38%-
201454,5002.02%-
201353,400-1.18%-
201254,030--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Postal Service Mail Carriers in West Virginia Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postal service mail carriers in some West Virginia cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postal service mail carriers in state of West Virginia ranges from $47,270 to $58,500. The highest paying area for postal service mail carriers in West Virginia is Hagerstown-Martinsburg with a median annual salary of $58,500. The second highest paying city/area in West Virginia State is Washington-Arlington-Alexandria (mean annual salary $58,270). The lowest paying area is Winchester with a median annual salary of $47,270.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Hagerstown-Martinsburg
$58,500
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria
$58,270
Charleston
$57,470
Steubenville-Weirton
$54,910
Cumberland
$54,040
Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$52,880
Morgantown
$52,530
Parkersburg-Marietta-Vienna
$51,430
Huntington-Ashland
$49,940
North Central West Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$49,460
Wheeling
$48,090
Winchester
$47,270


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