Railroad Conductor or Yardmaster Salary

The average pay for a Railroad Conductor or Yardmaster is $55,115 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$31,562 - $95,425

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$12.36 - $36.94

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$31,562 - $95,425  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,945  
Total Pay (?
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$30,565 - $94,477  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 40
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$12.36 - $36.94  
   
Overtime
$15.00 - $55.06  
National Annualized Data (?
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Bonus
$0.00 - $3,945  
   
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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$30,565 - $94,477  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 32
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Job Description for Railroad Conductor or Yardmaster

  • Communicate train and rail movement or switches with crew.
  • Operate track switches, inspect, couple and un-couple rail cars.
  • Coordinate movement of trains and rail cars.
  • Maintain accurate, clear documentation of train movement.

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Experience Affects Railroad Conductor or Yardmaster Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 37%

Mid-Career
up arrow 24%

National Average
$53,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 68% employee benefits None: 2%
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