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Rail Splitter Salary
in New York, United States

$38,932 (USD)

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Last updated: March 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Rail Splitter is $38,932 a year and $19 an hour in New York, United States. The average salary range for a Rail Splitter is between $29,546 and $46,656. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Rail Splitter. 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

  • Rives (splits) logs or wooden blocks into bolts, pickets, posts, shakes, or stakes, using handtools, such as ax wedges, sledgehammer, froe, and mallet: drives wedge into log with ax and sledgehammer to split log along grain to form posts or bolts.
  • Positions froe on block according to grain and thickness of specified product and pounds it into block with mallet to start cut.
  • Pulls froe handle up or down to pry and split pieces from block.
  • May fell trees, using chain saw faller ii and cut logs into desired lengths bucker.
  • May be designated according to product cut as rail splitter; shake splitter; shingle-bolt cutter; stave-block splitter.
Rail Splitter Job Prevalence in New York, United States

Job family: Tree Trimmers and Pruners

Job family population: 41,140

Estimated population of Rail Splitter jobs: 1,897

Rate of error: 5.5%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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