Postal Service Mail Carriers

Prospects: Unfavorable

*According to projected annual openings and year-over-year growth

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

Number of positions

2012: 7,490    2014: 7,250

Annual job postings

New: 0    Replacement: 230
(Total: 230)   

Salaries in NYC

Starting at:
Up to:

Educational requirements

Minimum education:
High school diploma or equivalent

Work experience:

On-the-job training:
Short-term on-the-job training

Education level achieved by workers


Sources: New York State Department of Labor, U.S. Department of Labor.