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Dispatcher Industrial Locomotive Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$50,453 (USD)

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Last updated: May 21, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Dispatcher Industrial Locomotive is $50,453 a year and $24 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Dispatcher Industrial Locomotive is between $37,314 and $61,387. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

  • Assigns engines to locomotive engineers for train runs or for switching operations at railroad yard, industrial plant, quarry, construction project, or similar location: reads train orders or switching orders to ascertain length of run scheduled, type and tonnage of cargo to be transported, or number of switch engines required to complete switching assignments for day.
  • Assigns engine according to size and horsepower and records number and type of engine assigned.
  • Keeps records of number of engines and types of engines available, in use, and in repair or service shops.
  • Notifies hostler when engine can be delivered to switching crew or train crew.
  • When employed by establishment other than railroad, may be designated dispatcher, industrial locomotive.
Dispatcher Industrial Locomotive Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance

Job family population: 198,520

Estimated population of Dispatcher Industrial Locomotive jobs: 6,972

Rate of error: 1.2%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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