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Railroad Brake/Switch Operator Salary
in Washington, United States

$66,996 (USD)

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Last updated: February 16, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Railroad Brake/Switch Operator is $66,996 a year and $32 an hour in Washington, United States. The average salary range for a Railroad Brake/Switch Operator is between $48,323 and $82,469. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Washington, United States.

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Job Summary

  • Switches train cars for loading, unloading, making up, and breaking up of trains by throwing track switches within yard of railroad, industrial plant, quarry, construction project, or similar location.
Railroad Brake/Switch Operator Job Prevalence in Washington, United States

Job family: Railroad Brake, Signal, and Switch Operators

Job family population: 14,190

Estimated population of Railroad Brake/Switch Operator jobs: 1,805

Rate of error: 7.7%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Railroad Brake/Switch Operator Job Listings for Washington, United States

CNC-Mill-Lathe-Machine Operator
Feb 12
Enumclaw, WA, USA
... and conditional switches; calculating requirements, including basic math, geometry, and ... In the early days, the company built pneumatic brake systems for trucks, trains, buses and ...
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