A Railroad Conductor earns an average salary of $50,897 per year. A skill in Safety Compliance is associated with high pay for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this field.
Railroad Conductor Total Pay (?
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$32,628 - $85,377
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $50,896
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Railroad Conductor Total Pay (?
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$13.71 - $28.98
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MEDIAN: $21.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$32,628 - $85,377  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,000  
Profit Sharing
$972 - $2,543  
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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$31,105 - $83,160  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 337
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$13.71 - $28.98  
   
Overtime
$19.46 - $45.73  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,000  
   
Profit Sharing
$972 - $2,543  
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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$31,105 - $83,160  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 337
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$51,000
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Experience Affects Railroad Conductor Salaries

Late-Career
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Experienced
up arrow 34%
Mid-Career
up arrow 16%
National Average
$51,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 8%
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Gender
Female
3%
female alumni
 
Male
97%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
18%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
8%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 84%
vision benefits Vision: 78% employee benefits None: 5%
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