Postmasters and mail superintendents

What Postmasters and mail superintendents Do

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.

Postmaster and mail superintendent Salaries

  • 2020 employment: 13,200
  • May 2021 median annual wage: $80,250

Job Outlook for Postmasters and mail superintendents

Projected employment change, 2020-30:

  • Number of new jobs: -1,000
  • Growth rate: -8 percent (Decline)

How to Become a Postmasters or mail superintendent

Education and training:

  • Typical entry-level education: High school diploma or equivalent
  • Work experience in a related occupation: Less than 5 years
  • Typical on-the-job training: Moderate-term on-the-job training

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*Some content used by permission of the Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor.

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