Postman Salary

The average salary for a Postman in the UK is:


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One of those job titles that we all actually still understand - this is the person that is responsible for getting your mail through your letterbox each day, hopefully in a timely manner and without damage!

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Postman Salary Comparison

In 2008, the average salary for this job was £20,000.

The average salary in 2009 was £21,786, based on 18 respondents (a difference of 9% from the 2008 figure.

The average salary in 2010 was £15,119, based on 21 respondents (a difference of -44% from the 2009 figure.

The average salary in 2011 was £21,128, based on 19 respondents (a difference of 40% from the 2010 figure.

The average salary in 2012 was £33,352, based on 11 respondents (a difference of 58% from the 2011 figure.

The median salary for a Postman based on all salary survey responses is: £20,000

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About the Salary Survey Data in this survey is based on over 368,000 individual salary records. The date period for which job information was gathered varies, but is usually between 2008 - 2012. For precise date related information, custom reports may be ordered with greater granularity. Working 8 hours a day, 250 days of the year, the data suggests the hourly rate for Postman is £10.58.

Assorted Postman Salary Information

£16,000North West8-November-16
£20,800Yorkshire and North East24-March-15
£20,000South East13-February-15
£22,000Yorkshire and North East5-January-15
£27,000South East15-July-14
Chart to the right shows ten most recent raw datapoints. Outlying points may be discarded.
Graph of Postman salary data

Postman Salary By UK Region

£18,375East of England
£34,750Yorkshire and North East
£19,300South East
£12,667North West
£18,000South West

With regard to age and impact on salary for a Postman, a statistical average weighting (that is based on how salary varies by age and not for a specific job which may vary considerably) suggests these figures: £15,868 for a worker in their 20s, £20,734 (30s), £24,543 (40s) and £24,543 (50s).
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The average salary figure above for a Postman is considered highly likely to be representative of the UK market average due to the high number of respondents who had this exact job title.

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