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Rail Flaw Detector Car Operator Salary

$73,883 (USD)

Average Salary

$36/hr

Average Hourly

$1,677

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Rail Flaw Detector Car Operator is $73,883 a year and $36 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Rail Flaw Detector Car Operator is between $53,065 and $91,097. 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.
Rail Flaw Detector Car Operator Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Locomotive Engineers

Job family population: 35,680

Estimated population of Rail Flaw Detector Car Operator jobs: 34,017

Rate of error: 9.7%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$85,651
5 Year Change:
16 %

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Rail Flaw Detector Car Operator Job Listings for United States

Car Mover Operator $20 Hourly + a lot of overtime- Brandt Truck
May 14
Omaha, NE, USA
Omaha Track
Position Description The Car Mover Operator is responsible for operating an "on and off railroad track truck unit, for the purpose of moving rail cars", trouble shooting, and repairing heavy ...
Train Operator
Jun 12
San Diego, CA, USA
San Diego Metropolitan Transit System
Train Operators are responsible for operating Light Rail Vehicle (LRV) trains in revenue and non ... Performs yard switching activities, including movement of LRVs through an automated car wash ...
Truck Driver - Car Hauling - Average $75K First Year - Union Benefits!
Jun 28
Kalamazoo, MI, USA
Jack Cooper Transport - Lansing, MI Terminal
You must possess a Class-A CDL with endorsements for operating a tractor/trailer with air brakes. ... rail ramps, ports and auctions. Our drivers meet the highest performance metrics for on-time ...
Rail Loader
May 30
Belvidere, IL, USA
Auto Warehousing Company
Auto Warehousing (AWC) has been family-owned and operated for more than 50 years and is North ... Set rail car bridge plates * Raise and lower rail car decks * Set and operate loading buck ramp
New Car Inspector
Jun 18
Eagle River, AK, USA
Alliance Inspection Management, LLC
Inspections may occur on the grounds, or on board rail cars. • Damage Reports • Documents and ... operating systems, software and overall functionality with a computer (i.e. email, media download ...

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Rail Flaw Detector Car Operator is $73,883 a year and $36 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Rail Flaw Detector Car Operator is between $53,065 and $91,097. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Rail Flaw Detector Car Operator Job Listings for United States

Car Mover Operator $20 Hourly + a lot of overtime- Brandt Truck
May 14
Omaha, NE, USA
Omaha Track
Position Description The Car Mover Operator is responsible for operating an "on and off railroad track truck unit, for the purpose of moving rail cars", trouble shooting, and repairing heavy ...
Train Operator
Jun 12
San Diego, CA, USA
San Diego Metropolitan Transit System
Train Operators are responsible for operating Light Rail Vehicle (LRV) trains in revenue and non ... Performs yard switching activities, including movement of LRVs through an automated car wash ...
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