Get a Salary Report for



- Compare Your Salary
- Evaluate a Job Offer


- Price a New Hire
- Give a Raise



- Benchmark Jobs
- Create a Comp Plan

Train Conductor Salary (United States)

A relatively junior crowd, about two in three of Train Conductors have fewer than five years of experience under their belt and the average salary for the field is $49K per year. Compensation ranges from $34K on the lower end to $74K per year on the higher end. The vast majority report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a solid majority collect dental insurance. The vast majority (82 percent) of Train Conductors are male. The majority of Train Conductors claim high levels of job satisfaction. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
Train Conductor Salary (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$34,604 - $70,194
(Median)
35K
49K
61K
70K
MEDIAN: $49,081
10%
50%
75%
90%
Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px
Train Conductor Salary (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$15.39 - $30.82
(Median)
15
23
29
MEDIAN: $23.00
10%
50%
75%
Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

National Salary Data

 (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$34,604 - $70,194  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,452  
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).
)
$33,758 - $74,108  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 34
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$15.39 - $30.82  
   
Overtime
$22.07 - $53.64  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,452  
   
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).
)
$33,758 - $74,108  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 28
Is Train Conductor your job title? Get a personalized salary report!
Location:
Years in Field/Career:
Location:
Years in Field/Career:
United States (change)

Job Description for Train Conductor

  • 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.

Railroad Conductor Job Listings

Search for more jobs:
job title / company
location
Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid
Job Title:
Years in Field/Career:
Location:
United States (change)
- OR -

Experience Affects Train Conductor Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 21%
Mid-Career
up arrow 18%
National Average
$50,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied Image
Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5 based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
18%
female alumni
 
Male
82%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
23%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 85%
vision benefits Vision: 81% employee benefits None: 7%