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Railroad Operating Engineer Salary

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

$50,800 (USD)/yr

$24 (USD)/hr

$894 (USD)/yr

$50,203 (USD)/yr

$24 (USD)/hr

$894 (USD)/yr

Job Description
Drive electric, diesel-electric, steam, or gas-turbine-electric locomotives to transport passengers or freight. Interpret train orders, electronic or manual signals, and railroad rules and regulations.
The average railroad operating engineer salary in United States is $50,800 or an equivalent hourly rate of $24. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $894. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
Compensation Data Based on Experience

$37,313 (USD)

$62,016 (USD)

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Salary Potential

$58,891 (USD)

16 %

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

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