Compare UPS vs US Postal Service BETA

See how working at UPS vs. US Postal Service compares on a variety of workplace factors. By comparing employers on employee ratings, salaries, reviews, pros/cons, job openings and more, you'll feel one step ahead of the rest. All salaries and reviews are posted by employees working at UPS vs. US Postal Service. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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UPS

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US Postal Service

Employee Ratings

  • UPS scored higher in 9 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.6
(based on 16341 reviews)
UPS employees rated their Overall Rating 0.6 higher than US Postal Service employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.0
(based on 8098 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.6
UPS employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.5 higher than US Postal Service employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
3.1
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.9
Compensation & Benefits
3.7
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.2
UPS employees rated their Work-life balance 1.1 higher than US Postal Service employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
2.1
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.0
UPS employees rated their Senior Management 0.7 higher than US Postal Service employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
2.3
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.2
UPS employees rated their Culture & Values 0.7 higher than US Postal Service employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
2.5
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
UPS Ceo David Abney
68%
68%David Abney
UPS employees rated their CEO Approval 28% higher than US Postal Service employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
US Postal Service Ceo Megan J.  Brennan
40%
40%Megan J. Brennan
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
65%
UPS employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 24% higher than US Postal Service employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
41%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
55%
UPS employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 26% higher than US Postal Service employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
28%

Salaries

UPS has 10,469 more total submitted salaries than US Postal Service.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Part Time Package Handler2590 Salaries
$15/hr
Part Time Supervisor1119 Salaries
$19/hr
IRA343 Salaries
$15/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
CITY LETTER CARRIER1775 Salaries
$18/hr
Supervisor51 Salaries
$65,935/yr
Rca480 Salaries
$19/hr

What Employees Say

  • UPS had 43 more reviews than US Postal Service that mentioned "Good pay" as a Pro.
  • UPS had 248 more reviews than US Postal Service that mentioned "Long hours" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Great benefits"(in 1353 reviews)
"Good pay"(in 1168 reviews)
Pros
"Good pay"(in 1125 reviews)
"Great pay"(in 647 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Long hours"(in 784 reviews)
"Part time"(in 665 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 536 reviews)
"No benefits"(in 360 reviews)
Featured Review
"pros & cons"Jan 21, 2021

Current Employee - Small Sort Sorter

I have been working at UPS part-time for less than a year

Pros

always kept busy and informed if i’m slacking off.

Cons

keeping numbers constantly over 900 once arms are tired and all worked out.

"Great job"Jan 11, 2021

Former Employee - City Carrier

I worked at US Postal Service full-time for more than 10 years

Pros

Salary, benefits, paid vacation, sick leave, unionized

Cons

Long hours, weather, dogs, irate customers, job injuries

Advice to Management

Treat employees like individuals

Job Postings

US Postal Service has 1,102 more recently posted open jobs than UPS.