Average Locomotive Engineer Salary

$98,129
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$54k
MEDIAN
$98k
90%
$130k

The average salary for a Locomotive Engineer is $98,129

Base Salary
$54k - $130k
Bonus
$1k - $15k
Profit Sharing
$103 - $15k
Total Pay
$44k - $123k
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What Do Locomotive Engineers Do?

Locomotive Engineer Tasks
  • Work with conductors and groundsmen via radio to communicate information concerning schedules, stops, delays, or oncoming trains.
  • Observe tracks to detect obstructions or inoperable railroad switches.
  • Operate the train according to all railroad rules and regulations.
  • Perform necessary minor repairs in order to keep the train running on time.
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Job Satisfaction for Locomotive Engineer

3.7 out of 5
(49)
Highly Satisfied
7Reviews
Based on 49 responses, the job of Locomotive Engineer has received a job satisfaction rating of 3.68 out of 5. On average, Locomotive Engineers are highly satisfied with their job.

Gender Breakdown

Male
98.7%
Female
1.3%
This data is based on 78 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

93%

Dental

88%

Vision

86%

None

7%