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Railroad Track Inspector Salary

$77,921 (USD)

Average Salary

$37/hr

Average Hourly

$5,883

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 22, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Railroad Track Inspector is $77,921 a year and $37 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Railroad Track Inspector is between $54,617 and $96,710. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Inspects and monitors functions of railroad track and structures in an assigned territory to ensure compliance with Federal safety and health regulations.
  • Creates and leads implementation of an inspection program to provide the greatest coverage of the railroad track network.
  • Operates a track geometry car (automated track inspection vehicle) that measures position, curvature, alignment of the track, smoothness, and the cross-level of the two rails; and detects, locates, and evaluates deviations.
  • Performs on-ground inspections of defects to determine the how serious the problems are, and determines the best way to correct them.
  • Communicates track conditions to appropriate management so repairs can be scheduled.
Railroad Track Inspector Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Transportation Inspectors

Job family population: 30,030

Estimated population of Railroad Track Inspector jobs: 243

Rate of error: 4.3%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$90,331
5 Year Change:
16 %

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Railroad Track Inspector Job Listings for United States

Roofer (Laborer)
Jun 29
Anaheim, United States
Disney Parks and Resorts
They will also be responsible for maintaining railroad track, ties, switches, and gravel ballast. ... â€¢ Inspect and clean equipment room • Change burnt out lights inside air-handling units • ...
In-Line Inspection Tracker
Jul 17
Houston, TX, USA
ROSEN USA
They will track in-line inspection tools and assist DGPS crews establish proper coordinates, flag, stake and mark the pipeline right away. Responsibilities: This position requires individuals to ...
Safety Coordinator
Jul 22
Galveston, TX, USA
Texas International Terminals, Ltd.
Conduct and following up with safety inspections to ensure closure of items identified as unsafe ... Track training and testing requirements for employees * Ensure safety, health and compliance ...
CNC Machinist
Jun 7
Cheyenne, WY, USA
voestalpine Nortrak
Must perform first parts inspections and 100% inspections as specified to eliminate spoilage. ... Company Description Get Your Career On Track Company profile voestalpine Nortrak, with ten ...
HSE Coordinator
Jul 18
Galveston, TX, USA
Texas International Terminals, Ltd.
Conduct routine field walk-through inspections and prepare reports on findings * Conduct and ... Track training and testing requirements for employees * Ensure safety, health and compliance ...

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Railroad Track Inspector is $77,921 a year and $37 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Railroad Track Inspector is between $54,617 and $96,710. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Railroad Track Inspector Job Listings for United States

Roofer (Laborer)
Jun 29
Anaheim, United States
Disney Parks and Resorts
They will also be responsible for maintaining railroad track, ties, switches, and gravel ballast. ... â€¢ Inspect and clean equipment room • Change burnt out lights inside air-handling units • ...
In-Line Inspection Tracker
Jul 17
Houston, TX, USA
ROSEN USA
They will track in-line inspection tools and assist DGPS crews establish proper coordinates, flag, stake and mark the pipeline right away. Responsibilities: This position requires individuals to ...
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