Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2012

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)
23,790 0.0 % $29.85 $62,080 0.1 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $16.81 $24.91 $30.31 $36.83 $40.81
Annual Wage (2) $34,960 $51,810 $63,050 $76,600 $84,890


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 23,790 3.76 $29.85 $62,080

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 23,790 3.76 $29.85 $62,080

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Postal Service 23,790 3.76 $29.85 $62,080


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)
Pennsylvania 1,440 0.26 1.41 $29.47 $61,290
New York 1,350 0.16 0.86 $31.46 $65,430
Texas 1,220 0.12 0.63 $30.63 $63,720
Illinois 1,050 0.19 1.02 $29.19 $60,720
California 920 0.06 0.35 $34.15 $71,030




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)
West Virginia 610 0.86 4.71 $25.06 $52,130
Vermont 230 0.79 4.32 $27.59 $57,390
South Dakota 310 0.78 4.25 $24.85 $51,690
Montana 300 0.70 3.81 $24.17 $50,270
North Dakota 280 0.69 3.78 $22.23 $46,240




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Florida 400 0.06 0.30 $36.59 $76,110
New Jersey 460 0.12 0.67 $36.14 $75,160
Massachusetts 360 0.11 0.61 $35.45 $73,740
Rhode Island 50 0.10 0.57 $35.06 $72,930
Connecticut 200 0.12 0.67 $34.86 $72,500





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)
Pittsburgh, PA 270 0.24 1.32 $30.11 $62,620
Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division 170 0.09 0.52 $34.56 $71,880
St. Louis, MO-IL 170 0.13 0.73 $30.61 $63,670
New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 160 0.03 0.17 $39.15 $81,420
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division 160 0.04 0.24 $37.21 $77,400
Nassau-Suffolk, NY Metropolitan Division 150 0.13 0.69 $38.17 $79,390
Newark-Union, NJ-PA Metropolitan Division 130 0.13 0.73 $35.96 $74,790
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 120 0.05 0.30 $37.54 $78,080
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 120 0.05 0.28 $34.47 $71,690
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 110 0.07 0.36 $35.90 $74,660




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 50 0.87 4.77 $29.66 $61,700
Glens Falls, NY 40 0.70 3.84 $25.91 $53,890
Charleston, WV 100 0.68 3.72 $26.87 $55,880
Johnstown, PA 40 0.64 3.52 $27.53 $57,270
Terre Haute, IN 40 0.60 3.31 $25.43 $52,890
Bangor, ME 30 0.50 2.75 $26.16 $54,410
Jefferson City, MO 30 0.48 2.65 $26.67 $55,480
Barnstable Town, MA 40 0.44 2.41 $35.38 $73,580
Utica-Rome, NY 50 0.44 2.41 $30.34 $63,100
Sioux City, IA-NE-SD 30 0.43 2.36 $25.48 $53,010