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Brake/Switch Railroad Operator Salary
in San Diego, California

$68,012 (USD)

Average Salary

$33/hr

Average Hourly

$1,415

Average Bonus

Last updated: June 17, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Brake/Switch Railroad Operator is $68,012 a year and $33 an hour in San Diego, California, United States. The average salary range for a Brake/Switch Railroad Operator is between $49,055 and $83,720. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Brake/Switch Railroad Operator. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in San Diego, California.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Switches train cars for loading, unloading, making up, and breaking up of trains by throwing track switches within yard of railroad, industrial plant, quarry, construction project, or similar location.
Brake/Switch Railroad Operator Job Prevalence in San Diego, California, United States

Job family: Railroad Brake, Signal, and Switch Operators

Job family population: 14,190

Estimated population of Brake/Switch Railroad Operator jobs: 1,805

Rate of error: 7.7%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$78,844
5 Year Change:
16 %

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Skills

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About San Diego, California

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Description: San Diego (, Spanish: [san ˈdjeɣo]; Spanish for "Saint Didacus") is a city in the U.S. state of California. It is in San Diego County, on the coast of the Pacific Ocean in Southern California, approximately 120 miles (190 km) south of Los Angeles and immediately adjacent to the border with Mexico. With an estimated population of 1,419,516 as of July 1, 2017, San Diego is the eighth-largest city in the United States and second-largest in California. It is part of the San Diego–Tijuana conurbation, the second-largest transborder agglomeration between the U.S. and a bordering country after Detroit–Windsor, with a population...

Brake/Switch Railroad Operator Job Listings for San Diego, California

Train Operator
Jun 12
San Diego, CA, USA
San Diego Metropolitan Transit System
Train Operators are responsible for operating Light Rail Vehicle (LRV) trains in revenue and non ... Performs yard switching activities, including movement of LRVs through an automated car wash ...
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