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Rail Tractor Operator Salary
in New York-Manhattan, New York

$52,164 (USD)

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The average pay for a Rail Tractor Operator is $52,164 a year and $25 an hour in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States. The average salary range for a Rail Tractor Operator is between $38,739 and $63,363. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in New York-Manhattan, New York.

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Job Summary

  • Drives electric car mounted on rails, to transport ingots and slabs from soaking pits to mill-approach-conveyor table: moves lever controls to position car for receiving material from soaking pit.
  • Drives car to mill-approach-conveyor table.
  • Pulls lever to raise tilting cradle of car and deposit material on table.
  • May operate car by remote control from pulpit and be designated table operator.
Rail Tractor Operator Job Prevalence in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States

Job family: Material Moving Workers, All Other

Job family population: 25,990

Estimated population of Rail Tractor Operator jobs: 2,950

Rate of error: 4.0%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Rail Tractor Operator Job Listings for New York-Manhattan, New York

Owner Operators Class A - Port - Local
Mar 18
Edison, NJ, USA
Performance Team
We are currently seeking Class A Owner Operator tractor drivers to work the New Jersey ports and rail yards. This is a Monday - Friday position (Saturdays optional), day shift and you will be home ...
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