Current Postage Rates

NOTE: POSTAGE INCREASE JANUARY 27, 2019 

The USPS will be increasing the cost of postage. A stamp will increase from the current 50 cents to 55 cents.  Shipping costs will increase by approximately 5.9% across the different products. A breakdown of the different shipping products and their price increases are available at the following link. https://about.usps.com/news/national-releases/2018/pr18_086.htm

 

Tips for offsetting the postage increase.

Discuss postage impact with Graphic Services or Mail Services early on in the print/mail project planning phase. By engaging with Mail services early in the planning phase, departments can sometimes offset higher postage rates with simple printing guidance.

Postage Rates   Amounts listed below will change 

First Class Mails
Weight Retail Letters and Cards Retail Flats Retail Parcels
  Postcards $0.35    
Up to 1 oz. $0.55 $1.00 $3.50
2 oz. $0.71 $1.21 $3.50
3 oz.   $0.92 $1.42 $3.50
3.5 oz.   $1.13
   
  Letters over 3.5ozs move to Flat Rates      
4 oz. - $1.63 $3.50
5 oz.   - $1.84
$3.75
       
Other Mails
Weight Priority Mail Library Rate Media Mail
  Prices vary by weight and distance      
Up to 1  lb.   $2.53 $2.66
2 lb.   $3.01 $3.17
3 lb.   $3.49 $3.68
4 lb.   $3.97 $4.19
5 lb.   $4.45 $4.70

* For Priority Mails, all weight increments over 1 lb vary by destination.