Rail Yard Engineer, Dinkey Operator, or Hostler Salary

The average pay for a Rail Yard Engineer, Dinkey Operator, or Hostler is $17.11 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$39,600 - $59,495
$46K
MEDIAN: $46,000
50%

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$13.38 - $21.80
$13
$17
$22
MEDIAN: $17.11
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50%
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$46,000  
   
Total Pay (?
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$30,306 - $58,041  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 6
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$13.38 - $21.80  
   
Overtime
$20.31 - $32.97  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
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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$30,306 - $58,041  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 53

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

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

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Pay by Experience Level for Rail Yard Engineer, Dinkey Operator, or Hostler

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Key Stats for Rail Yard Engineer, Dinkey Operator, or Hostler

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Rail Yard Engineer, Dinkey Operator, or Hostler Salaries

Experienced
▲7%

Late-Career
▲3%

National Average
$40,000

Mid-Career
▼4%

Entry-Level
▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
vision benefits
Vision: 46%
dental benefits
None: 15%
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