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Mail Carrier salary in United States

How much does a Mail Carrier make in the United States?

Average base salary

$28.70
Overtime
$6,690per year
Non-cash benefit
401(k)
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The average salary for a mail carrier is $28.70 per hour in the United States and $6,690 overtime per year.1.6k salaries reported, updated at August 6, 2022.

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Top companies for Mail Carriers in United States

  1. PTG LOGISTICS, LLC.
    2.9star
    71 reviews29 salaries reported
    $101per hour
  2. $88.72per hour
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Highest paying cities for Mail Carriers in United States

  1. New York, NY
    $33.26 per hour
    11 salaries reported
  2. Washington, DC
    $33.22 per hour
    5 salaries reported
  3. Los Angeles, CA
    $31.49 per hour
    225 salaries reported
  1. Chicago, IL
    $31.15 per hour
    10 salaries reported
  2. Philadelphia, PA
    $30.30 per hour
    10 salaries reported
  3. Brooklyn, NY
    $30.00 per hour
    7 salaries reported
  1. Dallas, TX
    $29.92 per hour
    6 salaries reported
  2. Charlotte, NC
    $29.33 per hour
    12 salaries reported
  3. Houston, TX
    $29.32 per hour
    8 salaries reported
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Where can a Mail Carrier earn more?

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Most common benefits for Mail Carriers

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 5,195 ratings

57% of Mail Carriers in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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How much do similar professions get paid in United States?

Delivery Driver

256,074 job openings

Average $22.08 per hour

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Common questions about salaries for a Mail Carrier

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