As of 2015, the average wage for a United States Postal Service carrier is $15.51 per hour, according to a PayScale survey. The United States Postal Service pays different wages depending on the employee's role, skill set and years of experience.
As of December 2015, Postal Service employees with more than 20 years of experience report a median salary of $58,000, while those with less than five years of experience report a median salary of $35,000.
Workers who reported driving as a skill earned a median salary of $54,000. People who cited customer service as a skill earned a median income of $39,000.
Job title also affects the employee's rate of pay. Casual mail handlers report an average hourly pay of $12.00 per hour, while managers report an average salary of $92,998, according to Glassdoor. The highest salary is $167,085, reported by those with the job title Projects Director.