Salary Range$25,000 to $75,000
Mail carriers, also known as letter carriers, are employees of the United States Postal Service (USPS) or private package delivery companies; at FedEx they are called couriers, and at United Parcel Service (UPS), package delivery drivers. They deliver and collect mail on the specific routes assigned to them. Residential carriers deliver the mail on foot and by vehicle to people in cities and suburbs. Because of the large distances between homes in the country, rural carriers drive their routes to reach customers. The USPS has 497,157 career employees, and 137,290 non-career employees. Additionally, hundreds of thousands of mail carriers are employed by private delivery companies.
Minimum Education LevelHigh School Diploma