Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

3.5/10 job score
AUTOMATION RISK
51%
risk level
POLLING
GROWTH
-4.8%
by 2031
WAGES
$80,250
or $38.58 hourly
VOLUME
12,750
as of 2021

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 51% (Robots are watching)

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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Postmasters and Mail Superintendents' job openings is expected to decline by -4.8% by 2031
'Postmasters and Mail Superintendents' is expected to be a very slow growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2021 and 2031.
Updated projections are due Sep 2023.

What are the median wages for 'Postmasters and Mail Superintendents' in the United States?

In 2021 the median annual wage for 'Postmasters and Mail Superintendents' was $80,250, or $38.58 hourly
'Postmasters and Mail Superintendents' are paid 75.4% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $45,760
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed as postmasters and mail superintendents?

As of 2021 there were 12,750 people employed as Postmasters and Mail Superintendents within the United States.
This represents around 0.009% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 11 thousand people are employed as Postmasters and Mail Superintendents.

Job description

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.

SOC Code: 11-9131.00

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