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Postmaster Salary

$86,517 (USD)

Average Salary

$42/hr

Average Hourly

$4,239

Average Bonus

Last updated: November 21, 2019

The average pay for a Postmaster is $86,517 a year and $42 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Postmaster is between $61,171 and $107,203. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Postmaster. 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:
  • Coordinates activities of workers engaged in postal and related work in assigned post office: organizes and supervises directly, or through subordinates, such activities as processing incoming and outgoing mail; issuing and cashing money orders; selling stamps, bonds and certificates; and collecting box rents to ensure efficient service to patrons.
  • Resolves customer complaints and informs public of postal laws and regulations.
  • Confers with suppliers to obtain bids for proposed purchases, requisitions supplies, and disburses funds as specified by law.
  • Prepares and submits detailed and summary reports of post office activities to designated superior.
  • Selects, trains, and evaluates performance of employees and prepares work schedules.
  • May perform or participate in post office activities depending on size of post office.
  • May plan and implement labor relations program.
  • May confer with employees to negotiate labor disputes.
Postmaster Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

Job family population: 13,770

Estimated population of Postmaster jobs: 7,488

Rate of error: 0.3%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$100,297
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or simply America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), it is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe. Most of the country is located in central North America between Canada and Mexico. With an estimated population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the...

Postmaster Job Listings for United States

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Postal Services Clerk
Nov 8
Statesboro, GA, USA
Georgia Southern University
Postal Services Clerk Georgia Southern University Requisition Number: STA002571 Department: 3902410401-Printing and Postal Services Position Status : Full-Time Position Summary: Printing and Postal ...
MAIL PROCESSING CLERK
Nov 15
Seattle, WA, USA
United States Postal Service
The United States Postal Service (USPS) is an independent government agency that relies on postage and fees to fund operations. Each day the Postal Service receives and delivers over 680 million ...

The average pay for a Postmaster is $86,517 a year and $42 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Postmaster is between $61,171 and $107,203. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Postmaster. 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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