How Much do Mail Carriers Make in Kentucky?

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

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, mail carriers in Kentucky earn an average of $51,760 a year, equivalent to $24.89 an hour.

This is almost exactly the same as mail carriers nationwide, but it is 18% more than the typical Kentucky worker.

  • Latest wage data is for May 2019
  • Pre-tax earnings; Wages only - does not include benefits
Kentucky Mail Carrier Wages by Percentile
Percentile Hourly Annually
90th $32.02 $66,600
75th $30.97 $64,410
50th $24.04 $50,000
25th $17.79 $37,010
10th $17.78 $36,990
Kentucky Mail Carriers Wages by Metro Area
  • Data is for the entire metro area, not just the city
Metro Area Hourly Annually
Bowling Green $25.01 $52,020
Elizabeth $24.89 $51,770
Lexington $24.91 $51,800
Louisville $25.23 $52,480
Owensboro $24.06 $50,040
Kentucky Mail Carrier Wages by Year
Year Hourly Annually
2019 $24.89 $51,760
2018 $24.66 $51,290
2017 $24.00 $49,910
2016 $24.06 $50,050
2015 $24.08 $50,090
2014 $24.24 $50,430
2013 $23.76 $49,420
2012 $24.20 $50,340
2011 $23.80 $49,500