Railroad Conductors and Yardmasters Salaries

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What is the average annual salary for Railroad Conductors and Yardmasters?
The annual salary for someone with the job title Railroad Conductors and Yardmasters may vary depending on a number of factors including industry, company size, location, years of experience and level of education. Our team of Certified Compensation Professionals has analyzed survey data collected from thousands of HR departments at companies of all sizes and industries to present this range of annual salaries for people with the job title Railroad Conductors and Yardmasters in the United States.

This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Railroad Conductors and Yardmasters in the United States that make less than that annual salary. For example the median expected annual pay for a typical Railroad Conductors and Yardmasters in the United States is $44,549 so 50% of the people who perform the job of Railroad Conductors and Yardmasters in the United Sates are expected to make less than $44,549.

Source: HR Reported data as of August 2014

Median $44,549
  • 10%$28,535
  • 25%$36,167
  • 75%$54,096
  • 90%$62,787

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Job Description for Railroad Conductors and Yardmasters

Supervises and coordinates activities of switch-engine crew engaged in switching railroad cars within yard of railroad, industrial plant, or similar location to facilitate loading and unloading of trains. Required to complete specific trade school courses and possess necessary certifications. Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. Works under general supervision. Typically reports to a supervisor/manager. View Railroad Conductors and Yardmasters job description

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Similar Job Titles:  Railroad Worker

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