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Number of Employees by Union Code PP10 (May 8, 2006)

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American Postal Workers Union 224665
Fraternal Order of Police-Postal 545
National Association of Letter Carriers 212674
National Postal Mail Handlers Union 59099
National Rural Letter Carrier Association 83099
National Association of Postal Supervisors 33062
National Association of Postmasters 21844
National League of Postmasters 8791
National Postal Professional Nurses 99
Nurses Union  
National Alliance Postal Employees 8561
Int'l Association of Machinist & Aero 8
 

 

 The following charts are  from the 2005 United States Postal Service Annual Report. and On-Rolls and Paid Employee Statistics . It is interesting to note that the CLERK Craft numbers has dwindled from a high of 293,829 in 1998 to 217, 555  as of March 2006, Pay Period 7 [PDF] -- a lost of 76,274 employees.  The Rural Carriers Craft numbers continue to increase (65, 143) and represent the largest gaining group. Also included are charts for classes of mail and  CSRS / FERS employees at the end of 2005.

ORPES_APR_PP09_2006.pdf (5/8/06)

  Largest Crafts & Supervisor/Managers Stats    
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2006
2005
1999
Clerks

217, 555

221,644

292,400

City Carriers
224,202
228,278
242,300
Mail Handlers
55,466
56,028
62,237
Rural Carriers
65,143
64,335

54,588

Supervisors/Managers

33,226

33,234

38,835

 

The number of employees enrolled in each of the retirement plans at the end of 2005, 2004, and 2003 is as follows:

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2005
2004
2003
CSRS
171,958
188,670
211,913
Dual CSRS
8,640
9,238
10,122
FERS
524,118
509,577
505,728

Operating statistics 2001-2005

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Headquarters and Related Employees* blank
  Headquarters*** 2,654 2,708 1,867 1,712 1,836
  Headquarters-Field Support Units**/*** 4,333 3,396 4,104 3,848 5,653
  Inspection Service (field) 3,443 3,648 3,770 3,875 4,047
  Inspector General 843 782 723 722 713
  Total HQ and Related Employees 11,273 10,534 10,464 10,157 12,249
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Field Career Employees* blank
  Area Offices** 1,420 2,196 2,205 2,107 1,377
  Postmasters/Installation Heads 25,322 25,519 25,509 25,771 26,113
  Supervisors/Managers 33,234 33,635 35,360 37,829 38,754
  Prof. Admin. Tech. Personnel 8,945 9,168 9,436 9,661 9,764
  Clerks 221,644 226,183 242,276 256,656 269,792
  Nurses 167 167 171 173 180
  Mail Handlers 56,028 54,769 56,776 59,259 60,102
  City Delivery Carriers 228,278 228,140 229,404 233,639 240,295
  Motor Vehicle Operators 8,689 8,628 8,778 9,092 9,325
  Rural Delivery Carriers-Full Time 64,335 62,762 61,611 60,817 59,790
  Bldg. & Equip. Maintenance Personnel 39,893 40,263 41,469 42,275 42,604
  Vehicle Maintenance Personnel 5,488 5,521 5,576 5,513 5,558
  Total Field Career Employees 693,443 696,951 718,571 742,792 763,654
  Total Career Employees 704,716 707,485 729,035 752,949 775,903

PR Note: *** USPS reported 280,818 clerks at the end of 1997 | See On-Roll and Paid Employee Statistics, March 2006 (Pay Period 07, 2006)

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Non-Career Employees blank
  Casuals 19,182 20,529 17,373 19,065 30,317
  Non-Bargaining Temporary 1,185 1,138 910 807 761
  Rural Subs/RCA/RCR/AUX 57,411 56,403 56,451 56,474 58,134
  PM Relief/Leave Replacements 12,046 12,157 12,161 12,234 12,313
  Transitional Employees 8,460 9,884 11,025 12,847 13,577
  Total Non-Career Employees 98,284 100,111 97,920 101,427 115,102
  Total Employees 803,000 807,596 826,955 854,376 891,005


 
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Post Offices, Stations and Branches blank
  Number of post offices 27,385 27,505 27,556 27,791 27,876
  Classified stations and branches 5,622 5,623 5,796 5,900 5,835
  Contract stations and branches 3,116 2,889 2,777 2,500 2,876
  Community post offices 1,019 1,142 1,450 1,492 1,536
  Total Offices, Stations and Branches 37,142 37,159 37,579 37,683 38,123
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Residential Delivery Points****/***** blank
  City 78,524,242 77,967,046 77,490,203 77,014,294 76,578,169
  Rural 34,958,986 33,817,615 33,324,799 32,141,581 31,004,518
  PO Box 15,614,801 15,634,610 15,730,694 15,772,964 15,818,625
  Highway Contract 2,243,520 2,162,772 2,153,056 2,073,145 2,004,837
  Total Residential Delivery Points 131,341,549 129,582,043 128,698,752 127,001,984 125,406,149
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Business Delivery Points****/***** blank
  City 7,280,384 7,185,300 7,208,608 7,197,207 7,183,431
  Rural 1,230,645 1,172,499 1,192,144 1,132,049 1,071,201
  PO Box 4,412,559 4,321,862 4,203,433 4,065,877 3,969,279
  Highway Contract 61,228 58,084 58,339 55,362 52,247
  Total Business Delivery Points 12,984,816 12,737,745 12,662,524 12,450,495 12,276,158
  Total Delivery Points 144,326,365 142,319,788 141,361,276 139,452,479 137,682,307
  Change in Delivery Points 2,006,577 958,512 1,908,797 1,770,172 1,736,256

CLASSES of Mail 2001-2005
 

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 Class of Mail 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001
First-Class Mail blank
  Pieces, number 98,071.0 97,926.4 99,058.7 102,378.6 103,655.6
  Weight, pounds 4,369.9 4,389.9 4,236.3 4,283.6 4,362.8
  Revenue $36,061.8 $36,376.8 $37,048.3 $36,483.2 $35,876.0

PRNote: at the end of 1997 USPS reported in  99,659.9 pieces, number of First Class mail. Also First class mail numbers  started declining in 2002,

**chart added by Postal Reporter

 

 

 

 

 

 

First-Class Mail

2000

1999*

1998

1997

1996

Pieces, number

103,525.7

101,936.5

100,434.2

99,659.9

98,216.1

Weight, pounds

4,392.0

4,299.9

4,151.3

4,115.1

4,019.5

Revenue

$ 35,515.9

$ 34,933.2

$ 33,861.2

$ 33,397.6

$ 33,116.5

 
Priority Mail blank
  Pieces, number 887.5 848.6 859.6 998.2 1,117.8
  Weight, pounds 1,690.7 1,623.3 1,622.9 1,875.1 2,149.7
  Revenue $4,633.6 $4,421.4 $4,494.3 $4,722.5 $4,916.4
Express Mail blank
  Pieces, number 55.5 54.1 55.8 61.3 69.4
  Weight, pounds 51.7 50.6 53.2 59.1 72.1
  Revenue $872.3 $852.8 $888.1 $910.5 $995.7
Mailgrams blank
  Pieces, number 1.9 1.6 2.8 2.8 3.3
  Revenue $.08 $0.7 $1.2 $1.4 $1.4
Periodicals blank
  Pieces, number 9,070.0 9,135.3 9,319.9 9,689.8 10,077.4
  Weight, pounds 4,025.6 4,067.5 3,995.0 4,006.1 4,408.3
  Revenue $2,160.8 $2,191.8 $2,234.8 $2,164.9 $2,205.2
Standard Mail*** blank
  Pieces, number 100,942.1 95,563.5 90,492.2 87,230.6 89,938.4
  Weight, pounds 11,656.5 11,148.3 10,827.6 10,315.5 10,822.2
  Revenue $18,953.5 $18,122.5 $17,231.3 $15,818.8 $15,704.9

PRNote: at the end of 1997 USPS reported  77,253.6 pieces, number of Standard Mail

 

Package Services blank
  Pieces, number 1,165.5 1,131.9 1,128.5 1,075.1 1,093.0
  Weight, pounds 3,660.2 3,632.6 3,793.8 3,690.6 3,801.7
  Revenue $2,201.1 $2,206.9 $2,215.7 $2,080.1 $1,993.9
International Economy Mail blank
  Pieces, number 22.5 25.9 29.9 38.6 60.4
  Weight, pounds 56.6 60.3 60.5 65.3 80.3
  Revenue $134.3 $145.2 $145.9 $150.4 $177.7
International Airmail*** blank
  Pieces, number 829.0 817.9 775.3 865.2 1,022.1
  Weight, pounds 185.2 168.4 152.6 151.8 171.6
  Revenue**** $1,630.5 $1,550.6 $1,441.0 $1,429.4 $1,554.0
U.S. Postal Service blank
  Pieces, number 621.3 529.3 391.6 424.9 380.6
  Weight, pounds 110.7 105.4 80.1 87.5 82.3
Free Matter for the Blind blank
  Pieces, number 76.4 71.1 70.4 56.8 44.6
  Weight, pounds 34.4 34.6 29.8 28.1 24.9
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Totals***** blank
  Pieces, number 211,742.7 206,105.7 202,184.7 202,821.9 207,462.6
  Weight, pounds 25,841.5 25,280.9 24,851.9 24,562.7 25,975.9
  Revenue $66,648.7 $65,868.7 $65,700.7 $63,761.1 $63,425.2
 
* Complement data from On-Rolls and Paid Employee Statistics database as of end of September 2003–2005 and early September 2001–2002.
** Beginning 2005 employees in the Sales organization were reported as Headquarter-Field Support Units instead of in the Area Offices.
*** Beginning 2004 employees located outside the headquarters location, but performing headquarters functions are counted as headquarters employees.
**** The table above shows delivery growth of 958,512 in FY 2004. The absolute growth is 1,782,900 deliveries if FY 2003 were adjusted to reflect the current reporting procedure as implemented in FY 2004. For a more detailed discussion of the current reporting procedure, see the “Network Growth” section of the “Management Discussion and Analysis”.
***** FY 2003–2005 deliveries points are reported as of September 30th while FY 2001–2002 reflect deliveries as reported in early to mid-September.