What is the average federal postmaster salary?


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As of 2015, the average annual base salary for a U.S. Postal Service postmaster is $71,645. Postmasters are also eligible for cash bonuses. The average cash bonus for a postmaster is $2,723.

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A postmaster is responsible for overseeing all aspects of a U.S. post office. Postmasters perform administrative and operational duties, train new staff, handle financial interactions, supervise mail processing, and explain postal regulations to customers. Postmaster positions are available through the U.S. Postal Service's Career Management Program. Many postmasters learn the required skills on the job, while others hold advanced degrees in business, public administration or other related fields.

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