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Railway Equipment Operator Salary
in Louisville, Kentucky

$41,929 (USD)

Average Salary

$20/hr

Average Hourly

$679

Average Bonus

Last updated: June 16, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Railway Equipment Operator is $41,929 a year and $20 an hour in Louisville, Kentucky, United States. The average salary range for a Railway Equipment Operator is between $31,181 and $50,887. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Louisville, Kentucky.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • 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.
Railway Equipment Operator Job Prevalence in Louisville, Kentucky, United States

Job family: Rail Transportation Workers, All Other

Job family population: 4,690

Estimated population of Railway Equipment Operator jobs: 806

Rate of error: 9.4%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$48,607
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

Skills data not available for this job

About Louisville, Kentucky

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Description: Louisville ( (listen) LOO-ə-vəl, (listen) LOO-ee-vil, (listen) LUUV-əl) is the largest city in the Commonwealth of Kentucky and the 29th most-populous city in the United States. It is one of two cities in Kentucky designated as first-class, the other being Lexington, the state's second-largest city. Louisville is the historical seat and, since 2003, the nominal seat of Jefferson County, located in the northern region of the state, on the border with Indiana. Louisville, named for King Louis XVI of France, was founded in 1778 by George Rogers Clark, making it one of the oldest cities west of the Appalachian Mountains...

Railway Equipment Operator Job Listings for Louisville, Kentucky

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