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Railroad Patroller Salary

$60,079 (USD)

Average Salary

$29/hr

Average Hourly

$1,280

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 05, 2019

The average pay for a Railroad Patroller is $60,079 a year and $29 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Railroad Patroller is between $43,578 and $73,772. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Guards, patrols, and polices railroad yards, stations, and other facilities to protect company property.
  • Examines credentials of persons desiring entrance to unauthorized areas.
  • Patrols yards to apprehend unauthorized persons and remove them from yard.
  • Walks about stations or terminal to maintain order.
  • Polices right-of-way to prevent dumping of rubbish on company grounds.
  • Arrests persons dumping rubbish on grounds.
  • Cooperates with local law enforcement agencies in apprehending trespassers or thieves.
  • May record seal numbers of boxcars containing high pilferage items, such as cigarettes and liquor, and verify record with electronic data processing list of original seal and car numbers to detect pilfered cars.
  • May seal empty boxcars by twisting nails in door hasps, using nail twister.
  • May be designated according to assigned post.
Railroad Patroller Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Transit and Railroad Police

Job family population: 4,470

Estimated population of Railroad Patroller jobs: 2,116

Rate of error: 5.7%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$69,649
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Railroad Patroller Job Listings for United States

Security Officer (Friday-Monday 1pm-11pm)
Nov 26
Phoenix, AZ, USA
phoenixNAP
... Patrols data center following an orderly route and priorities as established by the Security ... rail passes · Paid Time Off · FLSA - Non-Exempt Company Description Phoenix NAP, LLC is a ...
WP - Base Services - Grounds Skilled Laborer - Winter Season - Full Time
Oct 8
Winter Park, United States
Winter Park Resort
Winter Park's traditions are deeply rooted in railroad, logging, and the early exploration of Grand ... or Ski Patrol with emergency victim evacuation and accident response. * Assist Security and ...
GSOC Operators in the North San Jose, CA area
Nov 12
San Jose, CA, USA
SOS Security
Easy access to Light Rail* Pay rate : $22.00/hour Sign on Bonus: $500 INQUIRE WITHIN Essential ... First Alarm Security & Patrol, Inc. | First Security Services is looking for top talent. FASP | FSS ...
GSOC Operator
Nov 11
San Jose, CA, USA
SOS Security
Easy access to Light Rail* Pay rate : $22.00/hour Sign on Bonus: $500 INQUIRE WITHIN Essential ... First Alarm Security & Patrol, Inc. | First Security Services is looking for top talent. FASP | FSS ...
Team Lead Terrain Park Groomer - Winter Seasonal
Oct 29
Beaver Creek, United States
Vail Resorts
... rails, ect. as well as slope surfaces. Other responsibilities include, but are not limited to ... with Ski Patrol, and other groups, the activities of Slope Grooming personnel relative to sweep ...

The average pay for a Railroad Patroller is $60,079 a year and $29 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Railroad Patroller is between $43,578 and $73,772. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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