Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2016

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)
14,720 0.0 % $34.61 $71,980 0.1 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $27.01 $30.41 $34.45 $39.35 $43.23
Annual Wage (2) $56,190 $63,250 $71,670 $81,840 $89,930


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 14,720 2.33 $34.61 $71,980

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 14,720 2.33 $34.61 $71,980

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Postal Service 14,720 2.33 $34.61 $71,980


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 880 0.10 0.93 $35.45 $73,730
Texas 840 0.07 0.68 $35.55 $73,940
Pennsylvania 820 0.14 1.37 $34.37 $71,480
California 800 0.05 0.48 $36.77 $76,490
Illinois 550 0.09 0.88 $34.53 $71,830




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 170 0.52 4.98 $23.13 $48,110
Vermont 130 0.42 3.98 $31.72 $65,970
Montana 180 0.40 3.80 $28.01 $58,260
Maine 210 0.35 3.38 $32.62 $67,840
Wyoming 90 0.32 3.08 $27.64 $57,490




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 0.41 $38.64 $80,370
Rhode Island 40 0.08 0.80 $37.58 $78,170
New Jersey 430 0.11 1.03 $37.54 $78,090
Mississippi 190 0.17 1.61 $37.04 $77,050
Delaware 40 0.09 0.82 $36.99 $76,950





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 0.43 $38.18 $79,410
Pittsburgh, PA 150 0.13 1.29 $35.11 $73,040
Nassau County-Suffolk County, NY Metropolitan Division 150 0.12 1.11 $38.46 $80,000
Newark, NJ-PA Metropolitan Division 130 0.11 1.10 $37.19 $77,360
Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights, IL Metropolitan Division 130 0.03 0.33 $38.43 $79,940
Montgomery County-Bucks County-Chester County, PA Metropolitan Division 120 0.12 1.14 $35.10 $73,010
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 120 0.05 0.44 $37.83 $78,680
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 110 0.06 0.55 $36.31 $75,530
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 110 0.04 0.41 $35.93 $74,730
St. Louis, MO-IL 100 0.07 0.70 $35.95 $74,770




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 0.45 4.31 $35.75 $74,370
Utica-Rome, NY 30 0.26 2.47 $35.38 $73,580
Dutchess County-Putnam County, NY Metropolitan Division 30 0.24 2.33 $36.66 $76,260
Worcester, MA-CT 60 0.21 1.99 $34.21 $71,160
Salisbury, MD-DE 30 0.20 1.91 $35.25 $73,320
Portland-South Portland, ME 40 0.18 1.75 $34.54 $71,830
Lancaster, PA 40 0.16 1.55 $34.77 $72,330
Springfield, MA-CT 50 0.15 1.41 $33.89 $70,480
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA 30 0.15 1.45 $34.33 $71,400
Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA 30 0.15 1.39 $33.44 $69,560