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Brake Holder Salary
in Alabama, United States

$35,772 (USD)

Average Salary

$17/hr

Average Hourly

$544

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.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • 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:
$41,470
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

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Brake Holder Job Listings for Alabama, United States

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