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Tail End Rider Salary
in Connecticut, United States

$44,708 (USD)

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The average pay for a Tail End Rider is $44,708 a year and $21 an hour in Connecticut, United States. The average salary range for a Tail End Rider is between $33,611 and $53,942. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Connecticut, United States.

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Job Summary

  • Throws switches and couples, or attaches to cable, cars being hauled by locomotive or hoisted by cable or chain in mines, quarries, or industrial plants: uncouples loaded cars at their destination or uncouples and distributes empty cars to sidings or to loading areas.
  • Moves switches to route cars and signals dinkey operator to start or stop cars.
  • May open and close ventilation doors in mines.
  • May open or close chute gates to load or unload cars.
  • May crush oversize rock or ore on grizzly to prevent clogging, using sledgehammer.
  • May remove and tag ore samples for laboratory analysis.
  • May be designated according to type of hauling machine as dinkey-operator helper.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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