U.S. Postal Service (USPS)

Permanent Workforce: 583,483     Temporary Workforce: 86,864     Total Workforce: 670,347

Workforce Composition
Total # Men Women Hispanic or Latino White Black or African American Asian Native Hawaiian/ Other Pacific Islander American Indian/ Alaska Native Two or More Races Individuals with Targeted Disabilities

Permanent Workforce

583,483

59.54%

40.46%

8.87%

60.26%

21.03%

8.42%

0.22%

0.67%

0.53%

0.79%

Major Occupations:

                     

City Carrier

192,048

72.38%

27.62%

11.64%

57.66%

19.00%

9.01%

0.24%

0.52%

0.38%

0.39%

Clerk

156,838

42.84%

57.16%

8.18%

54.20%

24.21%

11.96%

0.25%

0.63%

0.55%

1.02%

Rural Route Carrier

67,173

43.91%

56.09%

4.08%

86.76%

5.49%

2.28%

0.09%

0.77%

0.53%

0.40%

GS-14 and GS-15*

8,981

65.68%

34.32%

7.58%

66.76%

18.41%

5.33%

0.18%

0.85%

0.89%

0.18%

Senior Pay Level*

734

70.03%

29.97%

7.36%

72.89%

14.17%

3.81%

0.41%

0.41%

0.95%

0.14%

SES

0

0.00%

0.00%

0.00%

0.00%

0.00%

0.00%

0.00%

0.00%

0.00%

0.00%

*Does not include pay-banded employees

Targeted Disabilities Employment Trends

As of September 30, 2010, USPS employed 4,879 (0.73%) Individuals with Targeted Disabilities (IWTD). In order to have met the federal 2% participation rate goal, 13,407 IWTD were needed. This represents a decrease of 493 employees from FY 2009 and a decrease of 1,093 employees since FY 2006. The participation rate for FY 2009 was 0.76% and for FY 2006 was 0.86%. Over the 5-year period USPS had a net decrease of 0.13% in the participation rate of employees with targeted disabilities.

FY 2006 FY 2007 FY 2008 FY 2009 FY 2010
# %* # %* # %* # %* # %*

Reportable Disabilities

41,240

 

34,224

 

41,451

 

38,500

 

35,803

 

Targeted Disabilities

5,972

14.48%

5,745

16.79%

5,854

14.12%

5,372

13.95%

4,879

13.63%

*The % of Targeted Disabilities in this table represents the # of employees with reportable disabilities that are targeted disabilities.

Women in Management*

As of September 30, 2010, USPS employed 236,082 Women in permanent positions. Women occupied only 29.97% of USPS' permanent senior level management positions. This represents an increase of 4 women in senior management positions since FY 2009 and no change for women since FY 2006.

WOMEN IN: FY 2006 FY 2007 FY 2008 FY 2009 FY 2010
# % # % # % # % # %

Permanent Workforce

273,101

39.37%

208,239

35.68%

266,238

40.15%

250,311

40.24%

236,082

40.46%

Senior Level Management

220

28.65%

217

28.65%

236

30.33%

216

28.99%

220

29.97%

Mid Level Management

0

0%

0

0%

0

0%

0

0%

0

0%

1st Level Management

0

0%

0

0%

0

0%

0

0%

0

0%

* Numbers represent permanent employees only.