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Ballast Regulator Operator Salary
in New Orleans, Louisiana

$42,790 (USD)

Average Salary

$21/hr

Average Hourly

$693

Average Bonus

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Ballast Regulator Operator is $42,790 a year and $21 an hour in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States. The average salary range for a Ballast Regulator Operator is between $31,821 and $51,933. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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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 New Orleans, Louisiana, 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:
$49,606
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

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About New Orleans, Louisiana

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Description: New Orleans (, locally ; French: La Nouvelle-Orléans [la nuvɛlɔʁleɑ̃] (listen)) is a consolidated city-parish located along the Mississippi River in the southeastern region of the U.S. state of Louisiana. With an estimated population of 391,006 in 2018, it is the most populous city in Louisiana. A major port, New Orleans is considered an economic and commercial hub for the broader Gulf Coast region of the United States. New Orleans is world-renowned for its distinct music, Creole cuisine, unique dialect, and its annual celebrations and festivals, most notably Mardi Gras. The historic heart of the city is the French...

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