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Railroad Wheels & Axle Inspector Salary
in New York, United States

$43,308 (USD)

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Last updated: March 18, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Railroad Wheels & Axle Inspector is $43,308 a year and $21 an hour in New York, United States. The average salary range for a Railroad Wheels & Axle Inspector is between $32,559 and $52,253. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in New York, United States.

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Job Summary

  • Inspects railway car axle and wheel assemblies to determine conformance to federal and american railroad association specifications, using measuring instruments: verifies diameter of wheel and journal seats on axle, using calipers and micrometers.
  • Measures space between wheels and from center of axle to each wheel, using needle-pointed space gauge, to verify conformance to specifications.
  • Observes hydraulograph pressure-gauge indicator on wheel-pressing machine, as wheels are pressed onto axles, to ensure conformity to ton-pressure tolerances.
Railroad Wheels & Axle Inspector Job Prevalence in New York, United States

Job family: Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

Job family population: 537,500

Estimated population of Railroad Wheels & Axle Inspector jobs: 1,526

Rate of error: 0.7%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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