$58,000
Avg. Salary
$20.00
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Railroad Conductor in Houston, Texas is $20.00 per hour.

The average pay for a Railroad Conductor in Houston, Texas is $58,000 per year.

10%
$15.42
10%
$20.00
50%
$29.48
90%
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MEDIAN $20.00
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$58k
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MEDIAN $58,000
$15.42 - $29.48
$20
MEDIAN: $20.00
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Hourly Data $0$30
Hourly Rate $20.00
Overtime $30.00
Annual Data $0$82K
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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$30,884 - $82,560
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 8

Job Description for Railroad Conductor

While some who recall the "golden era of train travel" believe that a train conductor simply walks the aisles and punches tickets, the reality is that this job has morphed considerably over time. Today’s train conductors do hard, heavy work in all weather conditions and at all hours of the day and night. Essentially, they are responsible for making sure that trains operate as efficiently as possible, no matter what could go wrong.

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

About Houston, Texas

Harris County, Texas
2,298,628
Male:
1,149,686 (50.0%)
Female:
1,148,942 (50.0%)
Houston (/ˈhjuːstən/ HYOO-stən) is the most populous city in Texas and the fourth-most populous city in the United States, located in Southeast Texas near the Gulf of Mexico. With a census-estimated 2014 population of 2.239 million within a land area of 599.6 square miles (1,553 km2), it also is the largest city in the Southern United States, as well as the seat of Harris County. It is the principal city of Houston–The Woodlands–Sugar Land, which is the fifth-most populated metropolitan area in the United States. Houston was founded on August 28, 1836, near the banks of Buffalo Bayou (now known as Allen's Landing) and incorporated as a city on June 5, 1837. The city was named after former General Sam Houston, who was president of the Republic of Texas and had commanded and won at the Battle of San Jacinto 25 miles (40 km) east of where the city was established. The burgeoning port and railroad...
Houston:
$48,064
Texas:
$55,653
$923
Houston:
$152,200
Texas:
$152,000
4.0%

Railroad Conductor Job Listings

Key Stats for Railroad Conductor

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
36%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Years of Experience

1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
36%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 17%
dental benefits
Dental: 33%
vision benefits
Vision: 33%
no benefits
None: 67%