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Pit Inspector Salary
in New York, United States

$43,009 (USD)

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Last updated: March 19, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Pit Inspector is $43,009 a year and $21 an hour in New York, United States. The average salary range for a Pit Inspector is between $32,334 and $51,849. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in New York, United States.

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Job Summary

  • Inspects railroad locomotives in roundhouse or shop to determine extent of wear and needed repairs, using handtools and measuring instruments: examines firebox, journal boxes, and bearings to detect wear.
  • Taps parts, such as rods, wheels, and bolts with hammer or rawhide mallet and listens to sound to detect ruptures or cracks.
  • Measures wheel flanges with calipers and depth gauge to detect excessive wear or flat spots.
  • Reports defects to supervisor, roundhouse or prepares inspection report form.
Pit Inspector Job Prevalence in New York, United States

Job family: Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

Job family population: 537,500

Estimated population of Pit Inspector jobs: 1,231

Rate of error: 0.7%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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