How Much Do Rural Mail Carriers Make
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I've taken the rural carrier exam and scored a 92, just got my application and I have an interview next week. I know there are a few more steps before I even get hired, I just had a couple questions. The letter said the job starts at $17.51 an hour, and that I had to use my own vehicle. Do you get paid a milage allowance? If so, how much usually.
The average hourly pay for a Postal Service Mail Carrier is $17.36. Visit PayScale to research postal service mail carrier hourly pay by city, experience, skill, employer and more.
According to BLS, the average annual salary of Postal Service Mail Carriers is $50610. Their salary can also be as low as $33420 if you're still a newbie with no experience to over $61100 if you have a ton of experience under your belt.
Equipment Maintenance Allowance Schedule for Rural Routes Rural Carriers. In accordance with the provisions of Article 9, section 2.J.3 of Handbook EL-902, Agreement between the United States Postal Service and the National Letter Carriers' Association, effective January 6, 2018 (pay period 02-18), the equipment maintenance allowance (EMA) will increase to 70.0 cents per mile.
Length of service is one way to make more as a rural postal carrier. You would likely earn a higher salary after 10 years of service than five because of annual incremental increases in pay. These increases, however, are usually based on federal government budgets, and the amount that's allocated each year for salary increases.