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Railway Equipment Operator Salary
in Arkansas, United States

$37,915 (USD)

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Railway Equipment Operator is $37,915 a year and $18 an hour in Arkansas, United States. The average salary range for a Railway Equipment Operator is between $28,195 and $46,016. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Arkansas, United States.

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Job Summary

  • Operates several types of heavy equipment, such as rail-mounted tamping machines, brooms, graders, and ballast cleaning machines to tamp ballast beneath and between ties, to clean tracks, to clean and redistribute ballast, and to grade and level ballast on railroad tracks: pulls levers and depresses pedals to drive machines and control attachments, such as blades, hydraulic turntables, jacks, brooms, and tampers.
  • Tightens loose bolts and adjusts blades, using wrenches.
  • Lubricates machines, changes oil, and fills hydraulic reservoirs to specified levels.
  • May be designated according to type equipment operated as ballast-cleaning-machine operator; ballast-regulator operator; tamping-machine operator; track-broom operator.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Railway Equipment Operator Job Listings for Arkansas, United States

Elevator Operator II
Jan 11
West Memphis, United States
Bunge North America
... rail (location specific) and inspects barges, trucks and railcars before loading. Gauges and ... Proficient operating basic equipment (mower, tractor, boat, etc.) Bunge is an Equal Opportunity ...
Elevator Operator II
Dec 6
Blythville, United States
Bunge North America
... equipment and elevator operations. Core Functions: - Assists in all areas of the loading, unloading ... rail (location specific) and inspects barges, trucks and railcars before loading. - Gauges and ...
MMS II-Physical Flows (Forklift Driver) Weekends
Jan 13
North Little Rock, United States
L'Oreal USA
Responsible for operating a forklift or other powered material handling equipment (MHE) to move and ... Efficiently move product from staging and/or storage areas into rail cars, trailers or containers ...