How Much do Mail Carriers Make in Alaska?

Do mail carriers in Alaska make a lot of money? What is the average pay for Alaska mail carriers?

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, mail carriers in Alaska earn an average of $52,400 a year, equivalent to $25.19 an hour.

This is almost exactly the same as mail carriers nationwide, but it is 12% less than the typical Alaska worker.

  • Latest wage data is for May 2019
  • Pre-tax earnings; Wages only - does not include benefits
Alaska Mail Carrier Wages by Percentile
Percentile Hourly Annually
90th $30.97 $64,420
75th $30.97 $64,410
50th $24.66 $51,300
25th $19.05 $39,620
10th $17.80 $37,020
Alaska Mail Carriers Wages by Metro Area
  • Data is for the entire metro area, not just the city
Metro Area Hourly Annually
Anchorage $25.47 $52,970
Fairbanks $24.05 $50,030
Alaska Mail Carrier Wages by Year
Year Hourly Annually
2019 $25.19 $52,400
2018 $24.92 $51,840
2017 $23.87 $49,660
2016 $24.01 $49,950
2015 $24.73 $51,440
2014 $25.45 $52,940
2013 $25.10 $52,220
2012 $26.35 $54,810
2011 $25.86 $53,780