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Rail Flaw Detector Car Operator Salary
in Virginia, United States

$72,214 (USD)

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Last updated: February 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Rail Flaw Detector Car Operator is $72,214 a year and $35 an hour in Virginia, United States. The average salary range for a Rail Flaw Detector Car Operator is between $51,866 and $89,040. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Virginia, United States.

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Job Summary

  • 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 Virginia, 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:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Rail Flaw Detector Car Operator Job Listings for Virginia, United States

Railcar Repairman (Carman)
Dec 4
Norfolk, Virginia, USA
TTX Company
... with operating needs. Frequency of essential functions and marginal functions vary, but ALL ... Repairs, modifies and upgrades rail cars * Rebuilds car components: bolsters, side framers, hitch ...
Field Care Manager, Long-Term PRN Job in Altavista, VA
Feb 8
Altavista, VA, USA
Acuity Healthcare Solutions
A valid driver's license, car insurance and personal vehicle. You can learn more about the Acuity ... Now operated by the same company, both railroad lines are still very active in the Altavista area
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