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Life As a Rail Transportation Worker

Example of Rail Transport Worker Job All rail transportation workers not listed separately.

Types of Rail Transportation Worker

  • Oiler Helper
  • Track Broom Operator
  • Tableman
  • Tower Switch Operator
  • Railroad Worker

Rail Transport Worker Employment Estimates

There were about 4,600 jobs for Rail Transportation Worker in 2016 (in the United States). New jobs are being produced at a rate of 4.3% which is below the national average. The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts 200 new jobs for Rail Transportation Worker by 2026. There will be an estimated 400 positions for Rail Transport Worker per year.

Forecasted Number of Jobs for Rail Transportation Workers in U.S.

The states with the most job growth for Rail Transport Worker are Louisiana, North Carolina, and Kentucky. Watch out if you plan on working in Washington, New Mexico, or Minnesota. These states have the worst job growth for this type of profession.

How Much Does a Rail Transport Worker Make?

The salary for Rail Transportation Workers ranges between about $32,020 and $96,310 a year.

Salary Ranges for Rail Transportation Workers

Rail Transportation Workers who work in New Jersey, California, or Illinois, make the highest salaries.

Below is a list of the median annual salaries for Rail Transportation Workers in different U.S. states.

State Annual Mean Salary
California $70,000
Florida $49,820
Illinois $63,850
Louisiana $37,550
Maryland $56,190
Minnesota $43,360
New Jersey $72,440

Where do Rail Transportation Workers Work?

Rail Transport Worker Sectors

Rail Transportation Workers work in the following industries:

Rail Transport Worker Industries

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