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Ballast Regulator Operator Salary
in Illinois, United States

$45,971 (USD)

Average Salary

$22/hr

Average Hourly

$745

Average Bonus

Last updated: June 18, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Ballast Regulator Operator is $45,971 a year and $22 an hour in Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Ballast Regulator Operator is between $34,187 and $55,794. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Illinois, 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 Illinois, 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:
$53,294
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

Skills data not available for this job

About Illinois, United States

Illinois Cost of Living Score:

Description: Illinois ( (listen) IL-ə-NOY) is a state in the Midwestern and Great Lakes regions of the United States. It has the fifth largest gross domestic product (GDP), the sixth largest population, and the 25th largest land area of all U.S. states. Illinois has been noted as a microcosm of the entire United States. With Chicago in northeastern Illinois, small industrial cities and immense agricultural productivity in the north and center of the state, and natural resources such as coal, timber, and petroleum in the south, Illinois has a diverse economic base, and is a major transportation hub. Chicagoland, Chicago's metropolitan...

Ballast Regulator Operator Job Listings for Illinois, United States

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Apr 12
Rosemont, IL, USA
BG Talent
Complies with all applicable codes, regulations, governmental agency and Company directives related ... Maintains the building lighting system, including element and ballast repairs or replacements.
Mobile Building Engineer
Apr 11
Rosemont, IL, USA
BG Talent
... keep operating costs at a minimum * Maintains the building lighting system, including element and ballast repairs or replacements. * Performs welding, carpentry, furniture assembly and locksmith ...
CDL Driver
Apr 23
Schiller Park, United States
Cranemasters
T. regulations. * Drives tractor-trailer to/from job sites, inspects loads, and machinery being ... Walking / carrying loads on uneven surfaces and in ballast. * Working in ALL weather conditions.
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