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Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

Wages & Outlook

 

Typical Wages   This career pays well above the median wage.

Wages listed below are for a variety of experience and education levels. Make sure that you research the typical entry-level education and work experience and training requirements for this occupation.

This career: $35.83
Statewide median: $20.95

 

This is a very high-wage career. It pays well above the statewide median wage.


Wages for Postmasters and Mail Superintendents *

Area Low Median High
U S
$33.53 $37.23 $41.57
Minnesota
$32.96 $35.83 $39.88
Central Minnesota
$32.18 $35.83 $39.07
Northeast Minnesota
$33.35 $34.55 $35.83
Northwest Minnesota
$32.72 $35.84 $38.64
Southeast Minnesota
$33.04 $35.94 $39.67
Southwest Minnesota
$33.11 $34.69 $40.64
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN
$33.66 $37.24 $41.69

* "Low" indicates 25% of workers earn less and 75% earn more.
"Median" indicates 50% of workers earn less and 50% earn more.
"High" indicates 75% of workers earn less and 25% earn more.

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Employment

In Minnesota, there are 320 workers employed in this very small career.

Where do Postmasters and Mail Superintendents most often work?

 

Current Demand

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This career is currently in low demand.

 

Future Demand

This career is shrinking.

There will be a need for about 162 new Postmasters and Mail Superintendents to meet market demand between 2016-2026. This includes the demand due to replacement (workers leaving the occupation or retiring) as well as growth.

 

Employment Outlook for Postmasters and Mail Superintendents
Area Employment Employment Change
2016 2026 Number Percent
U S 14,200 11,200 -3,000 -20.9%
Minnesota 340 286 -54 -15.9%
Minnesota Planning Regions 2016 2026 Number Percent
Central Minnesota 75 67 -8 -10.7%
Northwest Minnesota 81 68 -13 -16%
Southeast Minnesota 24 21 -3 -12.5%
Northeast Minnesota 31 26 -5 -16.1%
Southwest Minnesota 54 45 -9 -16.7%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 52 44 -8 -15.4%


Source: You can learn about our data sources in the About Us section.