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Alternate Job Titles: Railroad Worker, Switch Tender

What is the average annual salary for Railroad Worker?
The annual salary for someone with the job title Railroad Worker 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 Worker in the United States.

This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Railroad Worker in the United States that make less than that annual salary. For example the median expected annual pay for a typical Railroad Worker in the United States is $42,912 so 50% of the people who perform the job of Railroad Worker in the United States are expected to make less than $42,912.

Source: HR Reported data as of October 2015

Median $42,912
  • 10%$35,165
  • 25%$38,857
  • 75%$46,989
  • 90%$50,700

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Job Description for Railroad Worker

Throws track switches within yard of railroad, industrial plant, quarry, construction project, or similar location to switch cars for loading, unloading, making up, and breaking up of trains. May be 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 Worker job description

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