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Rail Yard Engineer, Dinkey Operator, or Hostler Salary

A Rail Yard Engineer, Dinkey Operator, or Hostler earns an average wage of $16.67 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job.

$13.33 - $25.09
(Median)
$13
$17
$25
MEDIAN: $16.00
10%
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$13.33 - $25.09  
   
Overtime
$18.12 - $31.22  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,500  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$28,480 - $60,947  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 43

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Job Description for Rail Yard Engineer, Dinkey Operator, or Hostler

  • Know and adhere to laws, regulations, codes and standard operating procedures.
  • Use radio to communicate and ensure safety of transportation.
  • Operate equipment to move railcars, trailers, pallets and goods.
  • Properly load, secure and update documents for goods.

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Experience Affects Rail Yard Engineer, Dinkey Operator, or Hostler Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 10%

National Average
$39,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

Entry-Level
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 69% dental benefits Dental: 56%
vision benefits Vision: 50% employee benefits None: 31%