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Conductor Yard Salary
in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

$34,815 (USD)

Average Salary

$17/hr

Average Hourly

$463

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 09, 2019

The average pay for a Conductor Yard is $34,815 a year and $17 an hour in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. The average salary range for a Conductor Yard is between $26,776 and $41,369. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Conductor Yard. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Supervises and coordinates activities of switch-engine crew engaged in switching railroad cars within yard of railroad, industrial plant, or similar location to facilitate loading and unloading of cars or making up and breaking up of trains: notifies yard engineer of switching orders and, whereby, which cars are to be moved to specified locations of yard, using radio, telephone, verbal, or hand signals.
  • Gives instructions to switch tender to throw track switches and to yard coupler to couple and uncouple cars.
  • May keep records, number, origin, destination, and cargo of cars switched.
  • May coordinate activities of switching crew from locomotive cab, caboose, or control tower.
  • May assist workers to couple and uncouple cars, throw track switches, or other activities involved in switching railroad cars, as necessary.
  • May supervise workers engaged in maintenance and repair of diesel locomotives and be designated locomotive-engine supervisor.
Conductor Yard Job Prevalence in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Job family: Rail Yard Engineers, Dinkey Operators, and Hostlers

Job family population: 5,690

Estimated population of Conductor Yard jobs: 129

Rate of error: 13.4%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$40,360
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Description: Philadelphia, known colloquially as Philly, is the largest city in the U.S. state and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and the sixth-most populous U.S. city with a 2018 census-estimated population of 1,584,138. Since 1854, the city has had the same geographic boundaries as Philadelphia County, the most populous county in Pennsylvania and the urban core of the eighth-largest U.S. metropolitan statistical area, with over 6 million residents as of 2017. Philadelphia is also the economic and cultural anchor of the greater Delaware Valley, located along the lower Delaware and Schuylkill Rivers, within the Northeast megalopolis...

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The average pay for a Conductor Yard is $34,815 a year and $17 an hour in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. The average salary range for a Conductor Yard is between $26,776 and $41,369. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Conductor Yard. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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