Postmasters and Mail Superintendents

General Information

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.

Business Breakdown

People in this career work in these sectors.

  1. Private, for profit60.83%
  2. Self-employed18.09%
  3. State and local government9.67%
  4. Federal government5.97%
  5. Private, not for profit5.05%

Workplace at a Glance

What you can expect to experience while on the job

  • Responsibility
  • Exposure to job hazards
  • Physical activity
  • Decision making
  • Repetitiveness
  • Level of competition
  • Time pressure
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Salary

State-by-state Salary

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$83,530
$40,950
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Education

Most Common Education Levels

People in this career achieve this level of education.

  • High school 62%
  • Bachelor's degree 13%
  • Some college 11%
  • Associate's degree 6%
  • Post-secondary certificate 6%
  • Master's degree 0%
  • Doctoral degree 0%
  • Post baccalaureate 0%
  • Less than high school 0%
  • Post-doctoral training 0%
  • Post-master's certificate 0%
  • First professional degree 0%

Related College Majors

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Knowledge

  • Customer and Personal Service
  • Education and Training
  • Production and Processing
  • Administration and Management
  • Clerical

Skills at a Glance

Skills helpful in this career

  • Verbal skills
  • Critical thinking & problem solving
  • Equipment operation & maintenance
  • Math & science skills
  • Technology design & control
  • Leadership
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