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Ballast Regulator Operator Salary
in Birmingham, Alabama

$41,120 (USD)

Average Salary

$20/hr

Average Hourly

$666

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 19, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Ballast Regulator Operator is $41,120 a year and $20 an hour in Birmingham, Alabama, United States. The average salary range for a Ballast Regulator Operator is between $30,579 and $49,906. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Birmingham, Alabama.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Operates several types of heavy equipment, such as rail-mounted tamping machines, brooms, graders, and ballast cleaning machines to tamp ballast beneath and between ties, to clean tracks, to clean and redistribute ballast, and to grade and level ballast on railroad tracks: pulls levers and depresses pedals to drive machines and control attachments, such as blades, hydraulic turntables, jacks, brooms, and tampers.
  • Tightens loose bolts and adjusts blades, using wrenches.
  • Lubricates machines, changes oil, and fills hydraulic reservoirs to specified levels.
  • May be designated according to type equipment operated as ballast-cleaning-machine operator; ballast-regulator operator; tamping-machine operator; track-broom operator.
Ballast Regulator Operator Job Prevalence in Birmingham, Alabama, United States

Job family: Rail Transportation Workers, All Other

Job family population: 4,690

Estimated population of Ballast Regulator Operator jobs: 806

Rate of error: 9.4%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$47,670
5 Year Change:
16 %

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About Birmingham, Alabama

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Description: Birmingham ( BUR-ming-ham) is a city in the north central region of the U.S. state of Alabama. With an estimated 2018 population of 209,880, it is the most populous city in Alabama. Birmingham is the seat of Jefferson County, Alabama's most populous and fifth largest county. As of 2018, the Birmingham-Hoover Metropolitan Statistical Area had a population of 1,151,801, making it the most populous in Alabama and 49th-most populous in the United States. Birmingham serves as an important regional hub and is associated with the Deep South, Piedmont, and Appalachian regions of the nation. Birmingham was founded in 1871...

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Ballast Regulator Operator is $41,120 a year and $20 an hour in Birmingham, Alabama, United States. The average salary range for a Ballast Regulator Operator is between $30,579 and $49,906. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Birmingham, Alabama.

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