Postal Service Mail Carriers


Sort mail for delivery. Deliver mail on established route by vehicle or on foot.


Top Industry of Employment

  1. U.s. Postal Service

2002 - 2003 Wages
by MSA and Workforce Investment Areas

Area Employment**
Total
Hourly Wage Annual
Mean Entry Experienced Mean Entry Experienced
Missouri 8,030 18.65 15.74 20.10 38,790 32,740 41,810
Springfield MSA 470 18.54 15.00 20.31 38,560 31,190 42,240
St Louis MSA 3,770 18.89 16.88 19.90 39,290 35,110 41,390
Kansas City* 1,440 18.71 16.63 19.75 38,914 34,598 41,072
Central Region* 720 18.34 14.20 20.40 38,137 29,539 42,436
Northeast Region* 430 18.31 14.47 20.23 38,083 30,098 42,075
Northwest Region* 470 18.79 15.23 20.57 39,088 31,676 42,794
Ozark Region* 570 18.40 14.67 20.26 38,268 30,503 42,150
South Central Region* 240 18.33 14.67 20.16 38,123 30,515 41,927
Southeast Region* 430 18.42 14.66 20.30 38,308 30,488 42,218
Southwest Region* 360 18.32 14.56 20.21 38,116 30,287 42,030
West Central Region* 450 18.20 14.54 20.03 37,858 30,250 41,662
Jefferson/Franklin Consortium* 360 18.32 14.78 20.09 38,109 30,737 41,794

Long-term Employment Projections

Area Employment ** Change 2000-2010 Annual
Avg Openings
Long-term
Outlook
2000 Estimated 2010 Projected Number Percent
Missouri 7,600 7,560 -40 -.53 230 Fair
Kansas City MSA 2,540 2,870 330 12.99 110 Outstanding
St Louis MSA 3,660 3,620 -40 -1.09 111 Fair
Central Region* 700 700 .00 22 Great
Northeast Region* 410 380 -30 -7.32 13 Fair
Northwest Region* 450 440 -10 -2.22 14 Fair
Ozark Region* 520 530 10 1.92 17 Great
South Central Region* 230 230 .00 7 Fair
Southeast Region* 410 420 10 2.44 13 Great
Southwest Region* 350 350 .00 11 Fair
West Central Region* 440 450 10 2.27 14 Great

* - Workforce Investment Areas
** - Why are the employment levels different for the same occupation?



This Occupation generally requires short-term on-the-job training
or training in one of the following
General Office Occupations and Clerical Services