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Railroad Tower Operator Salary
in Nevada, United States

$50,510 (USD)

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Railroad Tower Operator is $50,510 a year and $24 an hour in Nevada, United States. The average salary range for a Railroad Tower Operator is between $37,254 and $61,559. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Nevada, United States.

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Job Summary

  • 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.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2023:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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