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Track Repairer Salary
in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

$57,259 (USD)

Average Salary

$28/hr

Average Hourly

$1,174

Average Bonus

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Track Repairer is $57,259 a year and $28 an hour in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, United States. The average salary range for a Track Repairer is between $41,649 and $70,250. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Installs and repairs railroad track on specified territory of railroad, using portable grinder, spike puller, spike driver, and tie adz, to grind ends of rails, remove old spikes, drive new spikes, cut ties to fit fishplates, and perform related maintenance, working as member of crew: operates single- or multiple-head spike puller to pull old spikes from tie.
  • Raises rail, using hydraulic jack, to facilitate removal of old tie and installation of new tie.
  • Operates tie-adzing machine to cut portion of tie so that tie plate can be inserted to hold rail.
  • Drills holes through rails, tie plates, and fishplates for insertion of bolts and spike, using power drill.
  • Operates single- or multiple-head spike driving machine to drive spike into tie and secure rail.
  • Operates track-wrench machine to tighten or loosen bolts at joints that hold ends of rails together.
  • Operates rail saw to cut rails to specified lengths.
  • Operates portable grinder to grind worn ends of rails.
  • Sprays ties, fishplates, and joints with oil to protect them from weather.
  • May paint railroad signs, such as speed limits and gate-crossing warnings.
  • May oversee workers and act as section leader.
Track Repairer Job Prevalence in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, United States

Job family: Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment Operators

Job family population: 15,070

Estimated population of Track Repairer jobs: 2,677

Rate of error: 4.7%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$66,379
5 Year Change:
16 %

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About Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

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Description: Harrisburg ( HARR-iss-burg; Pennsylvania German: Harrisbarrig) is the capital city of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in the United States, and the county seat of Dauphin County. With a population of 49,229, it is the 15th largest city in the Commonwealth. It lies on the east bank of the Susquehanna River, 107 miles (172 km) west of Philadelphia. Harrisburg is the anchor of the Susquehanna Valley metropolitan area, which had a 2018 estimated population of 574,659, making it the fourth most populous in Pennsylvania and 96th most populous in the United States. Harrisburg played a notable role in American history during...

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Track Repairer is $57,259 a year and $28 an hour in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, United States. The average salary range for a Track Repairer is between $41,649 and $70,250. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.

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