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Mail Carrier salary in the United States

Average salary
$47,500/yr
Based on 26,463 income tax records
$21,500
$77,000
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

$21,500
$77,000
DATA PROVIDED BY turbotax icon

Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

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The average salary for a Mail Carrier in the United States is $47,500 per year. These insights are exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 26,463 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported this type of occupation. Mail Carrier salaries in the United States can vary between $21,500 to $77,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, and more. Read more
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Mail Carrier salary by city

Location
Average salary per year
Salary range
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San Francisco Metro Area, CA
286 income tax records
$56,000/yr
$43K – $67K
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Boston Metro Area, MA
465 income tax records
$54,500/yr
$45K – $67K
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Denver Metro Area, CO
298 income tax records
$53,000/yr
$42K – $64K
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Miami Metro Area, FL
334 income tax records
$52,500/yr
$41K – $63K
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Indianapolis Metro Area, IN
236 income tax records
$51,500/yr
$41K – $60K
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Minneapolis Metro Area, MN
322 income tax records
$51,500/yr
$42K – $60K
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Detroit Metro Area, MI
378 income tax records
$51,000/yr
$42K – $60K
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Seattle Metro Area, WA
440 income tax records
$51,000/yr
$42K – $60K
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Cincinnati Metro Area, OH
225 income tax records
$50,500/yr
$40K – $61K
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Baltimore Metro Area, MD
255 income tax records
$50,000/yr
$39K – $60K
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Sacramento Metro Area, CA
192 income tax records
$50,000/yr
$41K – $58K
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Portland Metro Area, OR
286 income tax records
$50,000/yr
$42K – $59K
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Kansas City Metro Area, MO
240 income tax records
$50,000/yr
$39K – $59K
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Philadelphia Metro Area, PA
674 income tax records
$50,000/yr
$38K – $61K
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Salt Lake City Metro Area, UT
115 income tax records
$50,000/yr
$40K – $62K
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Houston Metro Area, TX
532 income tax records
$50,000/yr
$40K – $64K
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Dallas Metro Area, TX
594 income tax records
$49,500/yr
$38K – $60K
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Worcester Metro Area, MA
108 income tax records
$49,000/yr
$41K – $59K
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New York Metro Area, NY
1,150 income tax records
$49,000/yr
$38K – $60K
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Richmond Metro Area, VA
119 income tax records
$49,000/yr
$37K – $58K
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Charlotte Metro Area, NC
180 income tax records
$49,000/yr
$39K – $60K
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Columbus Metro Area, OH
177 income tax records
$49,000/yr
$39K – $62K
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Virginia Beach Metro Area, VA
162 income tax records
$49,000/yr
$42K – $57K
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Riverside Metro Area, CA
235 income tax records
$49,000/yr
$39K – $59K
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San Diego Metro Area, CA
240 income tax records
$48,500/yr
$40K – $58K
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Cleveland Metro Area, OH
243 income tax records
$48,500/yr
$40K – $59K
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Pittsburgh Metro Area, PA
279 income tax records
$48,500/yr
$41K – $59K
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Dayton Metro Area, OH
128 income tax records
$48,500/yr
$40K – $57K
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Milwaukee Metro Area, WI
181 income tax records
$48,000/yr
$39K – $56K
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Chicago Metro Area, IL
690 income tax records
$48,000/yr
$39K – $59K
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Los Angeles Metro Area, CA
571 income tax records
$48,000/yr
$38K – $57K
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Providence Metro Area, RI
212 income tax records
$48,000/yr
$38K – $56K
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Tulsa Metro Area, OK
104 income tax records
$47,500/yr
$37K – $56K
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Louisville Metro Area, KY
107 income tax records
$47,500/yr
$39K – $56K
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New Haven Metro Area, CT
132 income tax records
$47,500/yr
$40K – $55K
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Jacksonville Metro Area, FL
129 income tax records
$47,000/yr
$39K – $59K
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Hartford Metro Area, CT
123 income tax records
$47,000/yr
$37K – $59K
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Austin Metro Area, TX
218 income tax records
$47,000/yr
$38K – $58K
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San Antonio Metro Area, TX
247 income tax records
$46,500/yr
$38K – $59K
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Washington Metro Area, DC
394 income tax records
$46,500/yr
$38K – $57K
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New Orleans Metro Area, LA
105 income tax records
$46,500/yr
$39K – $58K
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Phoenix Metro Area, AZ
415 income tax records
$46,500/yr
$39K – $56K
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Buffalo Metro Area, NY
140 income tax records
$46,000/yr
$39K – $54K
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Rochester Metro Area, NY
104 income tax records
$46,000/yr
$40K – $54K
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Atlanta Metro Area, GA
397 income tax records
$46,000/yr
$36K – $57K
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St. Louis Metro Area, MO
319 income tax records
$46,000/yr
$38K – $54K
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Tampa Metro Area, FL
355 income tax records
$46,000/yr
$38K – $59K
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Nashville Metro Area, TN
180 income tax records
$45,500/yr
$36K – $53K
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Las Vegas Metro Area, NV
213 income tax records
$45,500/yr
$36K – $56K
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Orlando Metro Area, FL
185 income tax records
$45,000/yr
$36K – $56K

Mail Carrier salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year
Salary range
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USPS, San Mateo County, CA
19 income tax records
$69,500/yr
$56K – $75K
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FedEx, Williamson County, TX
10 income tax records
$63,500/yr
$49K – $64K

Mail Carrier demographics in the United States

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62% are single
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38% are married
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44% have kids
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40% own a home

Mail Carrier salaries by age

$0
$14,625
$29,250
$43,875
$58,500
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
Years of age

Effective Tax Rates for Mail Carriers in the United States

26,463 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a mail carrier in the United States is $47,500 per year. Mail carrier salaries in the United States can vary between $21,500 to $77,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 26,463 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as mail carrier.

The following cities offer the highest salaries for mail carriers in the United States: San Francisco Metro Area, CA ($56,000 a year), Boston Metro Area, MA ($54,500 a year), and Denver Metro Area, CO ($53,000 a year).
*Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Learn more
**Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.