The average hourly pay for a Railroad Conductor in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is $29.20.
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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. Most train conductors start out as conductor trainees who work o…Read more
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.
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Employees with Railroad Conductor in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 37.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Chicago, Illinois (2.7% more) and Atlanta, Georgia (1.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Savannah, Georgia (44.7% less), Houston, Texas (26.7% less) and Cincinnati, Ohio (21.2% less).
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