How Much do Mail Carriers Make in South Dakota?

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

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, mail carriers in South Dakota earn an average of $51,550 a year, equivalent to $24.78 an hour.

This is 1% less than mail carriers nationwide, but it is 20% more than the typical South Dakota worker.

  • Latest wage data is for May 2019
  • Pre-tax earnings; Wages only - does not include benefits
South Dakota Mail Carrier Wages by Percentile
Percentile Hourly Annually
90th $31.91 $66,380
75th $30.96 $64,400
50th $23.46 $48,790
25th $18.30 $38,060
10th $17.79 $36,990
South Dakota Mail Carriers Wages by Metro Area
  • Data is for the entire metro area, not just the city
Metro Area Hourly Annually
Rapid City $24.62 $51,210
Sioux Falls $25.34 $52,700
South Dakota Mail Carrier Wages by Year
Year Hourly Annually
2019 $24.78 $51,550
2018 $24.54 $51,040
2017 $23.43 $48,740
2016 $23.29 $48,430
2015 $23.36 $48,580
2014 $23.33 $48,520
2013 $22.85 $47,520
2012 $23.30 $48,460
2011 $23.19 $48,230