Rail Yard Engineer, Dinkey Operator, or Hostler Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Rail Yard Engineer, Dinkey Operator, or Hostler is $16.49 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Rail Yard Engineer, Dinkey Operator, or Hostler Total Pay (?
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$12.78 - $26.62
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$12.78 - $26.62  
   
Overtime
$17.75 - $37.12  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,171  
   
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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$26,777 - $61,282  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 45
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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 8%
National Average
$37,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 7%
Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
7%
female alumni
 
Male
93%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
2%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 74% dental benefits Dental: 64%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 23%
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