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Railway Equipment Operator Salary
in Cincinnati, Ohio

$43,595 (USD)

Average Salary

$21/hr

Average Hourly

$706

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 22, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Railway Equipment Operator is $43,595 a year and $21 an hour in Cincinnati, Ohio, United States. The average salary range for a Railway Equipment Operator is between $32,420 and $52,910. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Cincinnati, Ohio.

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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 Cincinnati, Ohio, 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:
$50,538
5 Year Change:
16 %

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About Cincinnati, Ohio

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Description: Cincinnati ( SIN-sih-NAT-ee) is a major city in the U.S. state of Ohio, and is the government seat of Hamilton County. Settled in 1788, the city is located at the northern side of the confluence of the Licking and Ohio rivers, the latter of which marks the state line with Kentucky. The city is the economic and cultural hub of the Cincinnati metropolitan area, the fastest growing economic power in the Midwestern United States based on increase of economic output, which had a population of 2,190,209 as of the 2018 census estimates. This makes it Ohio's largest metropolitan area and the nation's 28th-largest. With a...

Railway Equipment Operator Job Listings for Cincinnati, Ohio

Blending Operator
May 29
Wilmington, OH, USA
AZEK Building Products
... rail to silo or from plant • Performs quality checks on incoming raw material • Ensures dust ... Experience with mechanical equipment (rotary air locks, diverter valves, Mac valves and knife gates ...
Railcar Inspector/Prep
Jun 15
Greensburg, IN, USA
Road & Rail Services
Our network of skilled associates provides plant and terminal operating expertise as well as field maintenance of rail assets for railroads, rail shippers, and owners of rail related equipment and ...
HVAC Technician
May 31
Milford, OH, USA
Clark Heating & Cooling, Inc.
We are very proud to say we are a community based, THIRD GENERATION family owned and operated ... Rail Road depot, that is now the Little Miami Bike Trail. When the milling industry faded, we ...
Clamp Driver
Jun 12
Florence, KY, USA
Novolex Holdings, LLC
Load and unload trucks and railroad cars. * Keep warehouse in order by putting rolls of paper in ... One year experience operating clamp truck, or similar, is needed. * Must have basic reading, math ...

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Railway Equipment Operator is $43,595 a year and $21 an hour in Cincinnati, Ohio, United States. The average salary range for a Railway Equipment Operator is between $32,420 and $52,910. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Cincinnati, Ohio.

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Railway Equipment Operator Job Listings for Cincinnati, Ohio

Blending Operator
May 29
Wilmington, OH, USA
AZEK Building Products
... rail to silo or from plant • Performs quality checks on incoming raw material • Ensures dust ... Experience with mechanical equipment (rotary air locks, diverter valves, Mac valves and knife gates ...
Railcar Inspector/Prep
Jun 15
Greensburg, IN, USA
Road & Rail Services
Our network of skilled associates provides plant and terminal operating expertise as well as field maintenance of rail assets for railroads, rail shippers, and owners of rail related equipment and ...
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