Average Railroad Conductor or Yardmaster Hourly Pay

$30.64
Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
10%
$16.69
MEDIAN
$30.64
90%
$43.26

The average hourly pay for a Railroad Conductor or Yardmaster is $30.64

Hourly Rate
$17 - $43
Bonus
$500 - $2k
Total Pay
$35k - $96k
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What Do Railroad Conductor or Yardmasters Do?

Railroad Conductor or Yardmaster 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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3.8 out of 5
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FAQs About Railroad Conductor or Yardmasters

What is the highest pay for Railroad Conductor or Yardmasters?

Our data indicates that the highest pay for a Railroad Conductor or Yardmaster is $43.26 / hour

What is the lowest pay for Railroad Conductor or Yardmasters?

Our data indicates that the lowest pay for a Railroad Conductor or Yardmaster is $16.69 / hour

How can Railroad Conductor or Yardmasters increase their salary?

Increasing your pay as a Railroad Conductor or Yardmaster is possible in different ways. Change of employer: Consider a career move to a new employer that is willing to pay higher for your skills. Level of Education: Gaining advanced degrees may allow this role to increase their income potential and qualify for promotions. Managing Experience: If you are a Railroad Conductor or Yardmaster that oversees more junior Railroad Conductor or Yardmasters, this experience can increase the likelihood to earn more.