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$48,716

Average Base Salary

$23/hr

Average Hourly Rate

$857

Average Bonus
The average railroad operating engineer salary in Colorado, United States is $48,716 or an hourly rate of $23. This is 0% lower (+$74) than the average railroad operating engineer salary in the United States. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $857.
Salary by Experience

$36,555

Entry Level Salary

$64,061

Senior Level Salary
An entry level railroad operating engineer (1-3 years of experience) earns an average salary of $36,555. On the other end, a senior level railroad operating engineer (8+ years of experience) earns an average salary of $64,061.
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.
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