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Locomotive Engineer Diesel Salary

$73,871 (USD)

Average Salary

$36/hr

Average Hourly

$1,677

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 17, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Locomotive Engineer Diesel is $73,871 a year and $36 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Locomotive Engineer Diesel is between $53,056 and $91,083. On average, an Associate Degree is the highest level of education for a Locomotive Engineer Diesel. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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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.
Locomotive Engineer Diesel Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Locomotive Engineers

Job family population: 35,680

Estimated population of Locomotive Engineer Diesel jobs: 34,017

Rate of error: 9.7%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$85,637
5 Year Change:
16 %

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Locomotive Engineer Diesel Job Listings for United States

Commissioning Engineer - Sacramento
May 11
Sacramento, CA, USA
Siemens
Develop an expert role in commissioning of Siemens Electric and Diesel Locomotives and passenger ... Collaborate with Siemens Engineering, Production, Scheduling, Project Management and Quality ...
Diesel Mechanic
Jun 4
Kirkland, USA
Lake Washington Institute of Technology
... Engineering and Math. LWTech is located within the city of Kirkland, which is home to companies ... tractor trailer, locomotive, mass transit, heavy equipment, power generation and marine ...
Electrical Engineer
Jun 12
Salt Lake City, UT, USA
Stadler US
As a Electrical Engineer, you will be a viable member of a team focused on creating highly ... diesel-electric locomotive, the EURO4000. Stadler is the world's leading manufacturer of cog ...
Mechanical Engineer
Jun 11
Salt Lake City, UT, USA
Stadler US
... Engineering and AWS Certified Welding Engineer certification · Working knowledge of 3D Modeling ... diesel-electric locomotive, the EURO4000. Stadler is the world's leading manufacturer of cog ...
System Engineer
Jun 6
Salt Lake City, UT, USA
Stadler US
As a System Engineer, you will be a viable member of a team focused on creating highly efficient ... diesel-electric locomotive, the EURO4000. Stadler is the world's leading manufacturer of cog ...

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Locomotive Engineer Diesel is $73,871 a year and $36 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Locomotive Engineer Diesel is between $53,056 and $91,083. On average, an Associate Degree is the highest level of education for a Locomotive Engineer Diesel. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Locomotive Engineer Diesel Job Listings for United States

Commissioning Engineer - Sacramento
May 11
Sacramento, CA, USA
Siemens
Develop an expert role in commissioning of Siemens Electric and Diesel Locomotives and passenger ... Collaborate with Siemens Engineering, Production, Scheduling, Project Management and Quality ...
Diesel Mechanic
Jun 4
Kirkland, USA
Lake Washington Institute of Technology
... Engineering and Math. LWTech is located within the city of Kirkland, which is home to companies ... tractor trailer, locomotive, mass transit, heavy equipment, power generation and marine ...
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