Salary for Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

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Postmasters and mail superintendents have significant responsibility, and must be able to communicate clearly with the general public regarding federal rules and regulations. Individuals in this occupation handle consumer complaints about the mail, collect rent for Post Office boxes, negotiate labor disputes, determine employee schedules, and hire and train new postal workers. Additionally, they may direct or coordinate the management, operational, and support aspects of one or more post offices. Wages are determined by federal regulations, and the number of available positions is declining rapidly as more people turn to electronic forms of correspondence. The minimum level of education required is a high school diploma or GED, although some postmasters and mail superintendents may have Associate's degrees or some college.

A Postmaster and Mail Superintendent can get salaries in a range of $66,360 and $96,350 based on seniority levels. will most likely receive an average compensation of seventy-nine thousand six hundred and sixty dollars on an annual basis.

can obtain the highest salaries in Florida, where they can earn an average pay rate of near $88,390. People with this job title are paid at the highest average level in Transportation and Warehousing, which has wages of $79,690.

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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 56.81 percent nationwide in that time.


Postmasters and Mail Superintendents tend to make the most in the following industries:

Transportation and Warehousing

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Transportation and Warehousing
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