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Brake Repairer Railroad Salary
in Kansas City, Missouri

$52,563 (USD)

Average Salary

$25/hr

Average Hourly

$1,698

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Brake Repairer Railroad is $52,563 a year and $25 an hour in Kansas City, Missouri, United States. The average salary range for a Brake Repairer Railroad is between $38,447 and $64,328. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Kansas City, Missouri.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Repairs and keeps in working order braking devices on railroad tracks leading into yard of terminal to ensure specified performance of braking device, using hand tools.
  • Gathers specified tools, such as gauges, grease gun, and hand tools, required to complete work assignment, such as greasing fittings or replacing brake shoes.
  • Adjusts and measures distances between brake shoes to specified standards, using hand tools, gauge, and steel rule.
  • Removes bolts, screws, and metal plates to access parts of braking device, following blueprints.
  • Examines broken device to isolate defect or verify repairs needed.
  • Removes designated part, places new part in braking device and adjusts fit to ensure accurate placement, working as member of team.
  • Replaces bolts, screws, and metal plates, using hand and pneumatic tools.
  • Inspects braking device for conformance to standards.
  • Greases fittings of braking device to maintain and prevent excessive wear of parts.
  • Loosens and lifts braking device from rail, using hand tools and crane, and replaces broken or deteriorated track beams, working as member of team.
Brake Repairer Railroad Job Prevalence in Kansas City, Missouri, United States

Job family: Rail Car Repairers

Job family population: 24,090

Estimated population of Brake Repairer Railroad jobs: 1,370

Rate of error: 3.9%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$60,935
5 Year Change:
16 %

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About Kansas City, Missouri

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Description: Kansas City is the largest city in the U.S. state of Missouri. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the city had an estimated population of 491,918 in 2018, making it the 38th most-populous city in the United States. It is the central city of the Kansas City metropolitan area, which straddles the Kansas–Missouri state line. Kansas City was founded in the 1830s as a Missouri River port at its confluence with the Kansas River coming in from the west. On June 1, 1850 the town of Kansas was incorporated; shortly after came the establishment of the Kansas Territory. Confusion between the two ensued and the name Kansas...

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Brake Repairer Railroad is $52,563 a year and $25 an hour in Kansas City, Missouri, United States. The average salary range for a Brake Repairer Railroad is between $38,447 and $64,328. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Kansas City, Missouri.

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