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Railroad Supervisor of Engines Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$39,511 (USD)

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Last updated: May 24, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Railroad Supervisor of Engines is $39,511 a year and $19 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Railroad Supervisor of Engines is between $29,986 and $47,351. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

  • Supervises and coordinates activities of train and engine crews on train carrying freight: measures height and width of special loads to ensure that load limits are in accordance with rules and regulations, and that load will pass through tunnels and over bridges and trestles on scheduled route.
  • Ensures that sufficient number of engines are available to haul load.
  • Notifies locomotive engineer of specified speed and route and special stops.
  • Prepares reports at end of run to explain delays or accidents.
  • Explains mechanical and electrical function of engine to workers, using charts and diagrams.
  • Demonstrates operation of locomotive to workers.
  • Observes workers to evaluate their performance in use of locomotive and in their understanding of operating rules and signals.
  • May recommend hiring, firing, and other personnel actions of train and engine crew workers.
Railroad Supervisor of Engines Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Paving, Surfacing, and Tamping Equipment Operators

Job family population: 49,760

Estimated population of Railroad Supervisor of Engines jobs: 925

Rate of error: 2.8%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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About Chicago, Illinois

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Description: Chicago ( (listen), locally also ), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,716,450 (2017), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States. Located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated...

Railroad Supervisor of Engines Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

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Auto Warehousing Company
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Secretary (OA)
May 18
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Railroad Retirement Board
... Office of Programs, Railroad Retirement Board. The incumbent will be responsible for being the ... Supervisory status No ##### Promotion Potential None - #### Job family (Series) 0318 Secretary ...
Railroad Conductor/ Engineer
Apr 17
Chicago, IL, USA
Pullman Sugar
... supervisory responsibilities. Work Environment While performing the duties of this job, the ... Must use sound judgment when complying and interrupting railroad rules, regulations, and ...
Supervisor, Commercial and Cost
May 13
Lombard, IL, USA
Ocean Network Express
The Chicago Strategic Yield Management Office will be responsible for balancing ONE s dual goals of ... rail, truck, etc.) Ability to work cooperatively with other departments on a global scale Strong ...
Chief Medical Officer/Physician Advisor
Mar 15
Chicago, IL, USA
Railroad Retirement Board
... Director of Programs on issues relating to disability under the Railroad Retirement Act and ... Supervisory status No ##### Promotion Potential 15 - #### Job family (Series) 0602 Medical Officer ...
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