(800) 627 3697 info.eri@erieri.com
Are you working in compensation or HR? See our salary, cost-of-living, and executive pay applications in action. Try our free salary assessor demo.

Brake Holder Salary
in Alabama, United States

$35,772 (USD)

Average Salary


Average Hourly


Average Bonus

Last updated: March 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Brake Holder is $35,772 a year and $17 an hour in Alabama, United States. The average salary range for a Brake Holder is between $26,893 and $43,161. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Alabama, United States.

Average Salary Chart

Scroll for Salary Potential, Education and Skills

Job Summary

  • Throws switches and couples, or attaches to cable, cars being hauled by locomotive or hoisted by cable or chain in mines, quarries, or industrial plants: uncouples loaded cars at their destination or uncouples and distributes empty cars to sidings or to loading areas.
  • Moves switches to route cars and signals dinkey operator to start or stop cars.
  • May open and close ventilation doors in mines.
  • May open or close chute gates to load or unload cars.
  • May crush oversize rock or ore on grizzly to prevent clogging, using sledgehammer.
  • May remove and tag ore samples for laboratory analysis.
  • May be designated according to type of hauling machine as dinkey-operator helper.
Brake Holder Job Prevalence in Alabama, United States

Job family: Railroad Brake, Signal, and Switch Operators

Job family population: 14,190

Estimated population of Brake Holder jobs: 2,117

Rate of error: 7.7%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


Education data not available for this job


Skills data not available for this job

Brake Holder Job Listings for Alabama, United States

No listings found
Are you an HR Professional?
Try our salary assessor and find out how much you should be paying
Explore our most popular jobs
View our most popular salary searches and other resources