$64,889
Avg. Salary
$27.00
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Railroad Conductor in Chicago, Illinois is $27.00 per hour.

The average pay for a Railroad Conductor in Chicago, Illinois is $64,889 per year.

10%
$20.35
10%
$27.00
50%
$31.45
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MEDIAN $27.00
10%
$41k
10%
$65k
50%
$96k
90%
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MEDIAN $64,889
$40,547 - $96,477
$41K
$65K
$96K
MEDIAN: $64,889
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$0$107K
Salary $40,547 - $96,477
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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$39,928 - $107,695
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 26 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 11
Hourly Data $0$50
Hourly Rate $27.00
Overtime $45.43
Annual Data $0$107K
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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$39,928 - $107,695
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 26 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 Chicago, Illinois

Cook County, Illinois
2,720,556
Male:
1,320,015 (48.5%)
Female:
1,400,541 (51.5%)
Chicago (/ʃᵻˈkɑːɡoʊ/ or /ʃᵻˈkɔːɡoʊ/), officially the City of Chicago, is the third-most populous city in the United States. With over 2.7 million residents, it is the most populous city in the state of Illinois and the Midwestern United States, and the county seat of Cook County. The Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, has nearly 10 million people and is the third-largest in the U.S. Chicago was incorporated as a city in 1837, near a portage between the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River watershed, and grew rapidly in the mid-nineteenth century. The city is an international hub for finance, commerce, industry, technology, telecommunications, and transportation: O'Hare International Airport is the second-busiest airport in the world when measured by aircraft traffic; the region also has the largest number of U.S. highways and rail road freight. In 2012, Chicago was listed as an alpha global city by the Globalization and World Cities Research...
Chicago:
$50,702
Illinois:
$59,588
$985
Chicago:
$238,500
Illinois:
$180,300
6.3%

Railroad Conductor Job Listings

Key Stats for Railroad Conductor

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
21%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Years of Experience

1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 100%
vision benefits
Vision: 90%
no benefits
None: