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Rail Car Repairer Salary

$44,514 (USD)

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Last updated: May 20, 2019

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The average pay for a Rail Car Repairer is $44,514 a year and $21 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Rail Car Repairer is between $32,514 and $54,523. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Rail Car Repairer. 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

  • Builds, inspects, and repairs railway cars and their parts to ensure safety and efficiency.
  • Tests and troubleshoots malfunctioning cars and railway systems.
Rail Car Repairer Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Rail Car Repairers

Job family population: 24,090

Estimated population of Rail Car Repairer jobs: 966

Rate of error: 3.9%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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Rail Car Repairer Job Listings for United States

Apr 23
Portland, OR, USA
Harbor Rail Services
The primary responsibility of the Railcar Repairman I is to perform all freight car repairs including the inspection and repair and billing of railroad freight cars in accordance to all AAR, FRA and ...
Repairman III
Apr 17
Canton, OH, USA
Bucyrus Railcar Repair LLC
This position is responsible for performing a variety of rail car repair tasks - welding, jacking of car and replacement of railcar component parts including air brake. Key Job Responsibilities * Use ...
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