Postmasters and Mail Superintendents (11-9131)

Occupation description:  Plan, direct, or coordinate operational, administrative, management, and supportive services of a U.S. post office; or coordinate activities of workers engaged in postal and related work in assigned post office.

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Employment and Job Openings   (click here for the 10-year forecast)

  Employment Average annual openings
  2016 estimate2026 projectionPercent change Labor force exitsOccupation transfersTotal
Alaska n/an/an/a n/an/an/a
United States 14,20011,200 -20.9300 500500

Job outlook

  • Alaska: The job outlook for Alaska is not available.

2019 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 37.6031.4333.73 36.9741.4945.62
Alaska 25.6417.1517.56 23.0132.0638.54
Balance of State 24.4217.1217.48 23.0128.7034.61

Labor Force Indicators

2016 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
50 0.040.0 40.0
2016 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation2
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation2
UI claimants previously working in occupation1
2016 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 52
Number of job position postings 29
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 1.8

Typical Entry-level Education, Experience, and/or On-the-job Training

Education: High school diploma or equivalent Work experience: Less than 5 years On-the-job training: Moderate-term on-the-job training

Training Resources

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University   (JBER)
Human Security & Resilience MS

University of Alaska Anchorage   (Anchorage)
Public Administration MPA

University of Alaska Southeast, Juneau   (Juneau)
Public Administration M.PA

Wayland Baptist University   (Anchorage)
Public Administration (M.P.A) MA