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Rail Car Operator Salary
in the United States

How much does a Rail Car Operator make in the United States?
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$37,804 (USD)

Average Base Salary

$18 (USD)/hr

Average Hourly Rate

$559 (USD)

Average Bonus
The average rail car operator salary in United States is $37,804 or an equivalent hourly rate of $18. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $559. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
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$28,536 (USD)

Entry Level Salary

$45,497 (USD)

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