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 or Mail Superintendent can get wages of somewhere between 48000 and 72000 depending on the level of education. Postmasters and Mail Superintendents will normally receive a wage of Sixty Thousand Five Hundred dollars annually.

Postmasters and Mail Superintendents have the most lucrative average salary level in New Jersey, where they can earn average compensation of just about $72950. This group of professionals are paid at the highest average level in Public Service, where they earn average pay levels of $60500.

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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 19.05 percent nationwide in that time.
Postmasters and Mail Superintendents tend to make the most in the following industries
Transportation and Warehousing $60,500
In general, they earn less within the industries below
Transportation and Warehousing $60,500