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Postal Service Mail Carriers

Wages & Outlook

 

Typical Wages

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: $26.24
Statewide median: $23.81

 

This career pays above the statewide median wage.


Wages for Postal Service Mail Carriers *

Area Low Median High
U S
$19.84 $26.24 $33.64
Minnesota
$20.69 $26.24 $33.64
Central Minnesota
$19.32 $24.29 $32.54
Northeast Minnesota
$19.32 $23.59 $32.54
Northwest Minnesota
$19.32 $24.29 $32.54
Southeast Minnesota
$19.32 $25.17 $32.54
Southwest Minnesota
$19.32 $24.29 $32.54
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN
$20.90 $25.38 $32.54

* "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 6,130 workers employed in this medium-sized career.

Where do Postal Service Mail Carriers most often work?

 

Current Demand

No data available.

 

Future Demand

This career is shrinking.

There will be a need for about 3,595 new Postal Service Mail Carriers to meet market demand between 2020-2030. This includes the demand due to replacement (workers leaving the occupation or retiring) as well as growth.

 

Employment Outlook for Postal Service Mail Carriers
Area Employment Employment Change
2020 2030 Number Percent
U S 317,700 293,100 -24,700 -7.8%
Minnesota 6,154 5,598 -556 -9%
Central Minnesota 641 581 -60 -9.4%
Northeast Minnesota 379 342 -37 -9.8%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 3,068 2,807 -261 -8.5%
Northwest Minnesota 697 626 -71 -10.2%
Southeast Minnesota 625 562 -63 -10.1%
Southwest Minnesota 589 530 -59 -10%


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




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