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Engineer Locomotive Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$78,556 (USD)

Average Salary

$38/hr

Average Hourly

$1,783

Average Bonus

Last updated: May 22, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Engineer Locomotive is $78,556 a year and $38 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for an Engineer Locomotive is between $56,421 and $96,859. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for an Engineer Locomotive. 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

Description:
  • Drives electric, diesel-electric, or gas-turbine-electric locomotive.
  • Understands and follows train orders, train signals, and railroad rules and regulations, to transport passengers or freight.
  • Inspects locomotive before run to verify specified fuel, sand, water, and other supplies.
  • Ensures departure time from station or terminal is in accordance with time schedule, synchronizing watch with that of other railroad personnel.
Engineer Locomotive Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Locomotive Engineers

Job family population: 35,680

Estimated population of Engineer Locomotive jobs: 34,017

Rate of error: 9.7%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$91,068
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Skills

Skills data not available for this job

About Chicago, Illinois

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Description: Chicago ( (listen), locally also ), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,716,450 (2017), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States. Located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated...

Engineer Locomotive Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Railroad Conductor/ Engineer
Apr 17
Chicago, IL, USA
Pullman Sugar
The ability to bend/crouch/kneel at waist or knees between locomotive and cars. * The ability to ... Conductor/Engineer certification is required Other Duties Please note this job description is not ...
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