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Railway Equipment Operator Salary
in Alexandria, Virginia

$49,054 (USD)

Average Salary

$24/hr

Average Hourly

$795

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 17, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Railway Equipment Operator is $49,054 a year and $24 an hour in Alexandria, Virginia, United States. The average salary range for a Railway Equipment Operator is between $36,480 and $59,535. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Alexandria, Virginia.

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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 Alexandria, Virginia, 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:
$56,867
5 Year Change:
16 %

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About Alexandria, Virginia

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Description: Alexandria is an independent city in the Commonwealth of Virginia in the United States. As of the 2010 census, the population was 139,966, and in 2016, the population was estimated to be 160,530. Located along the western bank of the Potomac River, Alexandria is approximately 7 miles (11 km) south of downtown Washington, D.C. Like the rest of Northern Virginia, as well as Central Maryland, modern Alexandria has been influenced by its proximity to the U.S. capital. It is largely populated by professionals working in the federal civil service, in the U.S. military, or for one of the many private companies which contract...

Railway Equipment Operator Job Listings for Alexandria, Virginia

Scheduler- Experience in Rail Construction or maintainance
May 14
Washington, DC, USA
Cornerstone Transportation Consulting
Minimum 5 years demonstrated experience in construction and/or rail maintenance and ability to ... The person must be able to work periodically in the field around operating equipment and field ...
Elctricn Jrnymn Ful - 90108754 - Washington
Jul 9
Washington, District of Columbia, USA
Amtrak
... operating environment is our priority and the success of our railroad is the result of our ... equipment and components in accordance with FRA and Amtrak standards and guidelines. Works on ...
Maintenance Helper
Jun 29
Fairfax, VA, USA
Jones Lang Lasalle
... floors, hand rails, stairs, lighting systems, HVAC units, electrical units/service (120/240/480 ... equipment in safe operating condition. Requests equipment and supplies for the purpose of ...
Crew Chief
Jul 3
Baltimore, MD, USA
Savin Engineers, P.C
... equipment, etc) * Driving/operating commercial vehicles for extended periods. * Ability to stand ... tunnels, bridges, railways and airports), our Structural Division (structural solutions and ...

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Railway Equipment Operator is $49,054 a year and $24 an hour in Alexandria, Virginia, United States. The average salary range for a Railway Equipment Operator is between $36,480 and $59,535. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Alexandria, Virginia.

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Railway Equipment Operator Job Listings for Alexandria, Virginia

Scheduler- Experience in Rail Construction or maintainance
May 14
Washington, DC, USA
Cornerstone Transportation Consulting
Minimum 5 years demonstrated experience in construction and/or rail maintenance and ability to ... The person must be able to work periodically in the field around operating equipment and field ...
Elctricn Jrnymn Ful - 90108754 - Washington
Jul 9
Washington, District of Columbia, USA
Amtrak
... operating environment is our priority and the success of our railroad is the result of our ... equipment and components in accordance with FRA and Amtrak standards and guidelines. Works on ...
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