Train Engineer Salary (United States)

A Train Engineer earns an average salary of $65,158 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience.
Train Engineer Salary (?
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$22,846 - $90,604
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $65,157
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Train Engineer Salary (?
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$13.73 - $36.99
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MEDIAN: $26.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$22,846 - $90,604  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,544  
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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$28,744 - $84,061  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 18
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$13.73 - $36.99  
   
Overtime
$35.15 - $47.98  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,544  
   
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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$28,744 - $84,061  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 15
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Job Description for Train Engineer

Train engineers are responsible for operating a variety of locomotive engines: They may drive supplied electric, steam, diesel-electric, magnetic levitation, battery powered, or gas-turbine-powered locomotives. These locomotives might transport anything from passengers to freight.
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Train Engineer Tasks
  • Ensure high-functioning signal and radio communication across a network of trains.
  • Create design drawings and bids for rail construction and upgrade contracts.
  • Oversee design, upgrade and installation of communication, signaling and rail infrastructure.
  • Review existing infrastructure and create recommendations to improve reliability, safety, and efficiency.

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Experience Affects Train Engineer Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 22%
National Average
$63,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 18%

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Gender

Female
13%
female alumni
 
Male
87%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 100% dental benefits Dental: 88%
vision benefits Vision: 85% employee benefits None:
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