What Is the Average Pay Scale for Postal Workers?


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The average pay scale for a U.S. postal worker is $36,119 to $61,776 as of 2015. Some postal workers get bonuses throughout the year, bringing the total average pay to $31,847 to $59,146.

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The pay for U.S. postal workers depends on the job title. Mail carriers make $31,513 to $59,915 a year, while postmasters make $30,991 to $89,660. Mail processing clerks make an average of $54,533. Some of the higher-paid postal worker jobs are being a postmaster or letter carrier. Other positions within the postal worker category of jobs include being a mail handler, rural carrier associate, city carrier associate or postal support employee clerk. The job depends on the location.

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