Career Outlook for Postal Service Mail Carriers

Also known as:  City Letter Carrier, Letter Carrier, Mail Deliverer, Parcel Post Carrier, Postal Mail Carrier, Rural Mail Carrier, Rural Route Carrier, USPS Letter Carrier
The overall job outlook for Postal Service Mail Carrier careers has been negative since 2004. Vacancies for this career have decreased by 5.54 percent nationwide in that time, with an average decline of 0.92 percent per year. Demand for Postal Service Mail Carriers is expected to go up, with an expected 14,410 new jobs filled by 2018. This represents an annual increase of 0.55 percent over the next few years.
There are currently more Postal Service Mail Carriers in the following states
California 34,920
New York 21,980
Texas 21,810
Florida 18,660
Illinois 15,660
Pennsylvania 15,010
Ohio 13,490
The states below have the least number of filled positions for Postal Service Mail Carriers
Guam 30
Virgin Islands 40
Wyoming 400
Alaska 420
Vermont 800
Montana 840
North Dakota 860