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Railroad Tower Operator Salary
in Idaho, United States

$44,102 (USD)

Average Salary

$21/hr

Average Hourly

$759

Average Bonus

Last updated: February 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Railroad Tower Operator is $44,102 a year and $21 an hour in Idaho, United States. The average salary range for a Railroad Tower Operator is between $32,528 and $53,750. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Idaho, United States.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Operates switching equipment in control tower to route train traffic in railroad yard or at switching point, following switching orders, train schedules, and safety regulations: reads switching orders and schedules of inbound and outbound traffic to ascertain time trains will enter or leave yard, sequence of movement, and tracks on which trains are to be routed.
  • Observes approaching trains and moves switches on control panel to set traffic signals and to activate track switches that regulate traffic.
  • Receives and transmits switching orders by telephone or telegraph.
  • May control track switches and train signals at junction point on rapid-transit or street-railway line and be designated interlocking tower operator.
Railroad Tower Operator Job Prevalence in Idaho, United States

Job family: Rail Transportation Workers, All Other

Job family population: 4,690

Estimated population of Railroad Tower Operator jobs: 913

Rate of error: 9.4%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$51,127
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

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Railroad Tower Operator Job Listings for Idaho, United States

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