Mail Carrier salary in the United States

Average salary
$51,500/yr
Based on 35,867 income tax records
$22,000
$88,000
Age:
Average salary by age
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
 
$41K
 
$47K
 
$52K
 
$60K
 
$61K
$22,000
$88,000
How much do Mail Carriers make?
The average total salary for a Mail Carrier is $51,500 per year. This is based on data from 35,867 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Mail Carrier and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Mail Carrier salary can vary between $22,000 to $88,000 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

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Mail Carrier salary by location

Mail Carrier salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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USPS, St. Johns County, FL
13 income tax records
$73,500/yr
$34K – $86K
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FedEx, San Mateo County, CA
17 income tax records
$66,500/yr
$45K – $101K
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Express Messenger Systems, Alameda County, CA
24 income tax records
$28,500/yr
$21K – $28K

Mail Carrier demographics in United States

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60% are single
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40% are married
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42% have kids
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45% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Mail Carriers in United States

35,867 full-time salaries from 2019
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FAQS
The average salary for a mail carrier in the United States is $51,500 per year. Mail carrier salaries in the United States can vary between $22,000 to $88,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 35,867 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as mail carrier.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for mail carriers in the United States: USPS ($73,500 a year), FedEx ($66,500 a year), and Express Messenger Systems ($28,500 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for mail carriers in the United States: Albany Metro Area, NY ($59,500 a year), Boston Metro Area, MA ($57,500 a year), and Cleveland Metro Area, OH ($57,500 a year).
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Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Salaries here are not representative of the total population and may reflect different levels of experience or education. Learn more
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Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.