Average Railroad Conductor Salary at Norfolk Southern Corporation

$57,129
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$3,001
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The average salary for a Railroad Conductor at Norfolk Southern Corporation is $57,129.
10%
$45k
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$57k
90%
$85k
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Job Description for Railroad Conductor

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.

Popular Employer Salaries for Railroad Conductor

The top respondents for the job title Railroad Conductor are from the companies Union Pacific Railroad, BNSF Railway Company and CSX Corp. Reported salaries are highest at BNSF Railway Company where the average pay is $95,000. Union Pacific Railroad pays the lowest at around $73,698.

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Popular Skills for Railroad Conductor

Skills in Safety Compliance, Switching and Routing and Transport are correlated to pay that is above average.

Pay by Experience Level for Railroad Conductor

An entry-level Railroad Conductor with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $53,850 based on 6 salaries. An early career Railroad Conductor with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $62,693 based on 10 salaries. An experienced Railroad Conductor with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $70,000 based on 6 salaries.

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Years of Experience

This data is based on 22 survey responses.
Entry Level
27.3%
Early Career
45.5%
Experienced
27.3%