Occupational Employment Statistics

Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2015

11-9131 Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

Plan, direct, or coordinate operational, administrative, management, and supportive services of a U.S. post office; or coordinate activities of workers engaged in postal and related work in assigned post office.


National estimates for this occupation
Industry profile for this occupation
Geographic profile for this occupation

National estimates for this occupation: Top

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for this occupation:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
14,770 0.0 % $33.92 $70,540 0.1 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $26.01 $29.54 $33.96 $38.45 $42.45
Annual Wage (2) $54,100 $61,450 $70,640 $79,970 $88,300


Industry profile for this occupation: Top

Industries with the highest published employment and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all industries with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.

Industries with the highest levels of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Postal Service 14,770 2.40 $33.92 $70,540

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Postal Service 14,770 2.40 $33.92 $70,540

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Postal Service 14,770 2.40 $33.92 $70,540


Geographic profile for this occupation: Top

States and areas with the highest published employment, location quotients, and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all areas with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.





States with the highest employment level in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New York 910 0.10 0.95 $34.85 $72,480
Pennsylvania 840 0.15 1.37 $33.47 $69,610
Texas 830 0.07 0.67 $34.88 $72,540
California 800 0.05 0.48 $36.18 $75,250
Illinois 550 0.09 0.87 $33.79 $70,280




States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Alaska 150 0.46 4.25 $23.30 $48,460
Vermont 130 0.42 3.94 $31.05 $64,590
Montana 180 0.41 3.84 $27.35 $56,880
Maine 210 0.35 3.27 $31.96 $66,490
West Virginia 240 0.33 3.12 $29.97 $62,330




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Rhode Island 40 0.08 0.75 $38.28 $79,630
Florida 340 0.04 0.40 $37.92 $78,870
New Jersey 420 0.11 1.00 $36.90 $76,760
Tennessee 270 0.10 0.91 $36.60 $76,130
Delaware 40 0.09 0.84 $36.35 $75,600





Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New York-Jersey City-White Plains, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 290 0.04 0.42 $37.66 $78,330
Pittsburgh, PA 160 0.14 1.28 $34.20 $71,140
Nassau County-Suffolk County, NY Metropolitan Division 150 0.12 1.13 $38.16 $79,380
Newark, NJ-PA Metropolitan Division 140 0.12 1.13 $36.71 $76,370
Montgomery County-Bucks County-Chester County, PA Metropolitan Division 120 0.12 1.14 $34.58 $71,930
Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division 120 0.03 0.32 $38.10 $79,250
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 120 0.05 0.45 $36.97 $76,900
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 120 0.05 0.44 $35.42 $73,670
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 110 0.06 0.57 $35.88 $74,620
St. Louis, MO-IL 100 0.08 0.71 $34.83 $72,440




Metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Kingston, NY 30 0.53 4.96 $32.35 $67,280
Barnstable Town, MA 50 0.49 4.53 $35.19 $73,200
Utica-Rome, NY 30 0.26 2.44 $34.61 $71,980
Dutchess County-Putnam County, NY Metropolitan Division 30 0.25 2.30 $36.19 $75,280
Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH 30 0.23 2.11 $34.43 $71,620
Salisbury, MD-DE 30 0.22 2.02 $34.57 $71,910
Worcester, MA-CT 60 0.20 1.91 $33.83 $70,370
Portland-South Portland, ME 30 0.17 1.55 $34.08 $70,880
Asheville, NC 30 0.17 1.56 $34.78 $72,340
Lancaster, PA 40 0.16 1.49 $34.22 $71,170