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Train Engineer Salary

A Train Engineer earns an average salary of $64,023 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience.
$22,685 - $83,683
(Median)
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64K
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MEDIAN: $64,023
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$14.17 - $38.78
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $25.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$22,685 - $83,683  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,966  
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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$28,753 - $83,247  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 17
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$14.17 - $38.78  
   
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.
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,966  
   
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).
)
$28,753 - $83,247  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 13
United States (change)

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 24%

National Average
$61,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 18%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 100% dental benefits Dental: 86%
vision benefits Vision: 82% employee benefits None: