Average Signal Maintainer Hourly Pay

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The average hourly pay for a Signal Maintainer is $30.56.
MEDIAN $30.56
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Hourly Rate
$18 - $35
$0 - $1,160
Total Pay
$40,238 - $83,547

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Job Description for Signal Maintainer

The top respondents for the job title Signal Maintainer are from the companies BNSF Railway Company, Norfolk Southern Corporation and Union Pacific Railroad. Reported salaries are highest at Union Pacific Railroad where the average pay is $34.18. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Amtrak (The National Railroad Passenger Corporation), earning around $33.07. BNSF Railway Company pays the lowest at around $31.00. Norfolk Southern Corporation also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying $31.80.

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Popular Skills for Signal Maintainer

Skills in Electronic Troubleshooting, Maintenance, Safety Compliance, Systems Troubleshooting and Troubleshooting are correlated to pay that is above average.

Pay by Experience Level for Signal Maintainer

An entry-level Signal Maintainer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $23.64 based on 6 salaries. An early career Signal Maintainer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $29.35 based on 61 salaries. A mid-career Signal Maintainer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $32.14 based on 43 salaries. An experienced Signal Maintainer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $31.61 based on 38 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $32.

Pay Difference by Location

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Employees with Signal Maintainer in their job title in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania earn an average of 5.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (3.0% more) and Chicago, Illinois (1.4% more).

Years of Experience

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