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Jack Tamp Operator Salary
in Illinois, United States

$59,673 (USD)

Average Salary

$29/hr

Average Hourly

$1,223

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 21, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Jack Tamp Operator is $59,673 a year and $29 an hour in Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Jack Tamp Operator is between $43,405 and $73,213. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Illinois, United States.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Operates one or more machines mounted on flat-bed railroad trucks to spread, shape, and tamp ballast; raise, level, and align track; and prepare track foundation of crushed stone according to specifications: moves levers and brake pedal to guide machine into position.
  • Adjusts controls to activate jacks, tampers, and scraper blades.
  • Strings wire guidelines through leveling or aligning fixture.
  • Attaches line to rails or trailer extensions (buggies) coupled to machine to set up equipment.
  • Turns wheels to adjust guidelines for track alignments and grades, following specifications.
  • Observes indicator arms to verify level and alignment of track.
  • When concerned with jack-tamping machine, may be designated jack-tamp operator.
  • May control track-lining machine and be designated track-liner operator.
  • May operate machines that lay ties and lay rails to construct, repair, or maintain track track-moving-machine operator (construction; mine & quarry).
Jack Tamp Operator Job Prevalence in Illinois, United States

Job family: Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment Operators

Job family population: 15,070

Estimated population of Jack Tamp Operator jobs: 3,099

Rate of error: 4.7%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$69,178
5 Year Change:
16 %

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Skills

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About Illinois, United States

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Description: Illinois ( (listen) IL-ə-NOY) is a state in the Midwestern and Great Lakes regions of the United States. It has the fifth largest gross domestic product (GDP), the sixth largest population, and the 25th largest land area of all U.S. states. Illinois has been noted as a microcosm of the entire United States. With Chicago in northeastern Illinois, small industrial cities and immense agricultural productivity in the north and center of the state, and natural resources such as coal, timber, and petroleum in the south, Illinois has a diverse economic base, and is a major transportation hub. Chicagoland, Chicago's metropolitan...

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Jack Tamp Operator is $59,673 a year and $29 an hour in Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Jack Tamp Operator is between $43,405 and $73,213. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Illinois, United States.

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