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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2019

11-9131 Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

Plan, direct, or coordinate operational, administrative, management, and support 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)
13,850 0.4 % $37.60 $78,220 0.1 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $31.43 $33.73 $36.97 $41.49 $45.62
Annual Wage (2) $65,370 $70,160 $76,900 $86,300 $94,880


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 (federal government) 13,800 2.18 $37.62 $78,240

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 (federal government) 13,800 2.18 $37.62 $78,240

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Postal Service (federal government) 13,800 2.18 $37.62 $78,240


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 830 0.09 0.93 $38.14 $79,340
Texas 810 0.07 0.69 $38.61 $80,300
Pennsylvania 800 0.13 1.43 $37.73 $78,480
California 790 0.05 0.48 $39.41 $81,970
Illinois 550 0.09 0.97 $36.90 $76,750




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 160 0.51 5.39 $25.64 $53,330
Vermont 120 0.38 4.02 $34.44 $71,630
Montana 180 0.37 3.97 $30.99 $64,470
Maine 190 0.31 3.31 $34.93 $72,660
Wyoming 80 0.29 3.10 $29.79 $61,960




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Florida 350 0.04 0.42 $41.69 $86,720
Tennessee 270 0.09 0.95 $40.61 $84,480
Delaware 40 0.09 0.99 $40.54 $84,320
Rhode Island 30 0.07 0.70 $40.27 $83,770
New Jersey 440 0.11 1.13 $39.67 $82,500





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)
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 620 0.06 0.68 $39.75 $82,690
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 250 0.09 0.93 $38.77 $80,630
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 250 0.05 0.57 $38.25 $79,550
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 170 0.06 0.66 $40.07 $83,340
Pittsburgh, PA 150 0.13 1.35 $39.43 $82,020
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 140 0.04 0.45 $38.39 $79,850
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 120 0.02 0.20 $43.38 $90,240
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 110 0.04 0.43 $39.39 $81,930
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 110 0.03 0.32 $41.98 $87,310
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 110 0.06 0.59 $37.53 $78,070




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)
Barnstable Town, MA 50 0.46 4.89 $35.95 $74,780
Utica-Rome, NY 30 0.23 2.48 $36.87 $76,690
Salisbury, MD-DE 30 0.20 2.08 $38.66 $80,420
Worcester, MA-CT 60 0.19 2.03 $36.29 $75,470
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA 40 0.17 1.81 $37.50 $77,990
Lancaster, PA 40 0.16 1.70 $37.57 $78,150
Asheville, NC 30 0.16 1.66 $38.22 $79,500
Portland-South Portland, ME 30 0.15 1.61 $35.97 $74,830
Syracuse, NY 40 0.14 1.46 $38.18 $79,420
Springfield, MA-CT 40 0.13 1.33 $37.08 $77,130