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Railroad Dispatcher Salary

How much does a Railroad Dispatcher make in the United States?
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Salary Data for Railroad Dispatcher

$53,458 (USD)/yr

$26 (USD)/hr

$973 (USD)/yr

$52,823 (USD)/yr

$25 (USD)/hr

$973 (USD)/yr

Job Description
Coordinate activities of switch-engine crew within railroad yard, industrial plant, or similar location. Conductors coordinate activities of train crew on passenger or freight trains. Yardmasters review train schedules and switching orders and coordinate activities of workers engaged in railroad traffic operations, such as the makeup or breakup of trains and yard switching.
The average railroad dispatcher salary in United States is $53,458 or an equivalent hourly rate of $26. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $973. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
Compensation Data Based on Experience

$39,102 (USD)

$65,424 (USD)

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Salary Potential

$61,973 (USD)

16 %

Based on our compensation data, the estimated salary potential for Railroad Dispatcher will increase 16 % over 5 years.

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