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Ballast Regulator Operator Salary
in District of Columbia, United States

$50,063 (USD)

Average Salary

$24/hr

Average Hourly

$811

Average Bonus

Last updated: June 18, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Ballast Regulator Operator is $50,063 a year and $24 an hour in District of Columbia, United States. The average salary range for a Ballast Regulator Operator is between $37,230 and $60,760. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in District of Columbia, United States.

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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 District of Columbia, 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:
$58,037
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

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