How Much do Mail Carriers Make in Michigan?

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

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, mail carriers in Michigan earn an average of $51,930 a year, equivalent to $24.97 an hour.

This is almost exactly the same as mail carriers nationwide, but it is 2% more than the typical Michigan worker.

  • Latest wage data is for May 2019
  • Pre-tax earnings; Wages only - does not include benefits
Michigan Mail Carrier Wages by Percentile
Percentile Hourly Annually
90th $31.29 $65,070
75th $30.97 $64,410
50th $24.66 $51,290
25th $18.30 $38,050
10th $17.79 $36,990
Michigan Mail Carriers Wages by Metro Area
  • Data is for the entire metro area, not just the city
Metro Area Hourly Annually
Ann Arbor $25.06 $52,120
Battle Creek $23.98 $49,880
Bay City $24.87 $51,720
Benton Harbor $24.49 $50,950
Detroit $25.37 $52,760
Flint $25.22 $52,450
Grand Rapids $24.92 $51,840
Jackson $25.01 $52,030
Kalamazoo $24.88 $51,750
Lansing $24.80 $51,570
Midland $24.51 $50,990
Monroe $25.18 $52,380
Muskegon $24.76 $51,510
Saginaw $24.53 $51,010
Michigan Mail Carrier Wages by Year
Year Hourly Annually
2019 $24.97 $51,930
2018 $24.69 $51,340
2017 $23.81 $49,530
2016 $24.30 $50,540
2015 $24.58 $51,120
2014 $24.71 $51,400
2013 $24.28 $50,510
2012 $25.02 $52,040
2011 $24.63 $51,220