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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2018

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)
13,770 0.3 % $37.04 $77,040 0.1 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $30.88 $32.89 $36.52 $40.78 $45.01
Annual Wage (2) $64,220 $68,410 $75,970 $84,810 $93,630


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) 13,730 2.17 $37.05 $77,060

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) 13,730 2.17 $37.05 $77,060

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Postal Service (federal government) 13,730 2.17 $37.05 $77,060


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 $37.80 $78,630
Texas 800 0.07 0.70 $38.00 $79,040
California 800 0.05 0.50 $38.76 $80,620
Pennsylvania 790 0.13 1.42 $37.07 $77,110
Illinois 540 0.09 0.95 $36.49 $75,910




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 0.49 5.10 $24.45 $50,850
Vermont 120 0.38 3.99 $34.04 $70,810
Montana 180 0.38 3.97 $29.92 $62,230
Maine 190 0.31 3.28 $34.64 $72,050
Wyoming 80 0.29 3.00 $29.11 $60,540




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Florida 360 0.04 0.44 $40.75 $84,760
Tennessee 270 0.09 0.95 $39.89 $82,970
New Jersey 430 0.11 1.12 $39.42 $81,990
Rhode Island 40 0.08 0.83 $39.23 $81,590
Mississippi 180 0.16 1.69 $39.06 $81,250





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 0.07 0.68 $39.57 $82,310
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 240 0.09 0.90 $38.39 $79,850
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 240 0.05 0.54 $38.17 $79,390
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 170 0.06 0.65 $40.30 $83,820
Pittsburgh, PA 140 0.13 1.32 $38.24 $79,540
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 140 0.04 0.46 $37.76 $78,530
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 120 0.02 0.21 $43.39 $90,250
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 110 0.04 0.45 $39.48 $82,120
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 110 0.06 0.59 $37.31 $77,610
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 110 0.03 0.32 $41.37 $86,040




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 40 0.43 4.47 $35.93 $74,740
Utica-Rome, NY 30 0.26 2.70 $37.14 $77,240
Salisbury, MD-DE 30 0.20 2.09 $37.53 $78,070
Worcester, MA-CT 60 0.19 2.03 $35.90 $74,680
Lancaster, PA 40 0.17 1.80 $37.05 $77,060
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA 40 0.16 1.72 $37.36 $77,720
Portland-South Portland, ME 30 0.15 1.61 $35.54 $73,930
Syracuse, NY 40 0.14 1.52 $37.80 $78,630
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ 50 0.14 1.48 $36.69 $76,310
Springfield, MA-CT 40 0.13 1.36 $37.00 $76,960