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Conductor Yard Salary
in Charleston, South Carolina

$30,079 (USD)

Average Salary

$14/hr

Average Hourly

$400

Average Bonus

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Conductor Yard is $30,079 a year and $14 an hour in Charleston, South Carolina, United States. The average salary range for a Conductor Yard is between $23,133 and $35,740. 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 Charleston, South Carolina.

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Job Summary

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 Charleston, South Carolina, United States

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

Job family population: 6,140

Estimated population of Conductor Yard jobs: 140

Rate of error: 23.4%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$34,869
5 Year Change:
16 %

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About Charleston, South Carolina

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Description: Charleston is the oldest and largest city in the U.S. state of South Carolina, the county seat of Charleston County, and the principal city in the Charleston–North Charleston–Summerville Metropolitan Statistical Area. The city lies just south of the geographical midpoint of South Carolina's coastline and is located on Charleston Harbor, an inlet of the Atlantic Ocean formed by the confluence of the Ashley, Cooper, and Wando rivers. Charleston had an estimated population of 136,208 in 2018. The estimated population of the Charleston metropolitan area, comprising Berkeley, Charleston, and Dorchester counties, was 787...

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Conductor Yard is $30,079 a year and $14 an hour in Charleston, South Carolina, United States. The average salary range for a Conductor Yard is between $23,133 and $35,740. 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 Charleston, South Carolina.

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