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Letter Carrier Salary

$56,537 (USD)

Average Salary

$27/hr

Average Hourly

$1,006

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 13, 2019

The average pay for a Letter Carrier is $56,537 a year and $27 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Letter Carrier is between $41,239 and $69,307. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Letter Carrier. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Delivers mail to residences and business establishments along designated route.
  • Inserts mail into slots of mail rack to sort for delivery.
  • Completes delivery forms, receives payments, and gets signature on receipts for delivery of specified types of mail.
  • Enters changes of address in route book and re-addresses mail to be forwarded.
  • May drive vehicle over established route.
  • May deliver specialized types of mail and be designated parcel-post carrier; special-delivery carrier.
Letter Carrier Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Postal Service Mail Carriers

Job family population: 342,410

Estimated population of Letter Carrier jobs: 142,778

Rate of error: N/A

Estimated salary in 2024:
$65,541
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Letter Carrier Job Listings for United States

Mail Services Associate 4-1244781-182986
Nov 6
New York, NY, USA
The Millennium Group
S. letter carrier, U.P.S. carrier, etc., and sign for registered or certified letters, U.P.S. packages and FedEx. * Read labels and addresses and sort incoming mail and supplies for delivery to ...
Carrier (News Paper Delivery)
Dec 7
Columbia, TN, USA
Columbia Daily Herald Carrier
The Columbia daily Herald is looking for carriers. Apply Now! Call Anothony at (931) 388-6464 or come by the main office at 1115 S. Main St., Columbia TN.
Load Coordinator
Dec 2
Lacey, WA, USA
West Coast Carriers LLC
... letter, resume, and references. Resumes will be considered strictly confidential. Serious and competent applicants only please. ***No phone calls please. Company Description West Coast Carriers LLC ...
Carrier Procurement Representative
Nov 21
us
Evans Transportation Services
The Carrier Procurement Representative will use carrier analytics and other tools to guide negotiations and buying decisions to meet the transportation needs of our customers. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Be your Own Boss! Work From Home!
Dec 10
Rio Rancho, NM, USA
The Fittro Group
You then receive the letter and call the client to set up an appointment at their home to review ... You get paid daily, direct from each insurance carrier. Training is completely free. * Watch the ...

The average pay for a Letter Carrier is $56,537 a year and $27 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Letter Carrier is between $41,239 and $69,307. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Letter Carrier. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Mail Services Associate 4-1244781-182986
Nov 6
New York, NY, USA
The Millennium Group
S. letter carrier, U.P.S. carrier, etc., and sign for registered or certified letters, U.P.S. packages and FedEx. * Read labels and addresses and sort incoming mail and supplies for delivery to ...
Carrier (News Paper Delivery)
Dec 7
Columbia, TN, USA
Columbia Daily Herald Carrier
The Columbia daily Herald is looking for carriers. Apply Now! Call Anothony at (931) 388-6464 or come by the main office at 1115 S. Main St., Columbia TN.
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