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Postal Service Mail Carriers (43-5052)

Sort mail for delivery. Deliver mail on established route by vehicle or on foot.
Employment and Job Openings
EmploymentAverage Annual Openings
2018 Estimate2028 ProjectionPercent ChangeLabor Force ExitsOccupation TransfersTotal
Alaska 0.0
United States 328700 263700 0.0 10800 11200 15500
Job Outlook for Alaska:
2020 Wages
Mean WageWage by Percentile
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
United States 25.57 18.30 18.57 24.56 31.27 32.16
Alaska 24.91 17.80 19.24 23.52 31.26 31.27
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 25.19 17.80 19.24 23.53 31.27 31.27
Fairbanks North Star Borough 23.83 17.80 19.24 21.81 31.26 31.27
Balance of State 24.17 18.29 18.57 21.80 30.71 31.27

* indicates the estimate is not available, or the hourly wage is greater than $100, or the annual wage is greater than $208,000.