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Track Surfacing Machine Operator Salary
in New York-Manhattan, New York

$66,367 (USD)

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The average pay for a Track Surfacing Machine Operator is $66,367 a year and $32 an hour in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States. The average salary range for a Track Surfacing Machine Operator is between $48,274 and $81,425. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in New York-Manhattan, New York.

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Job Summary

  • Operates one or more machines mounted on flat-bed railroad trucks to spread, shape, and tamp ballast; raise, level, and align track; and prepare track foundation of crushed stone according to specifications: moves levers and brake pedal to guide machine into position.
  • Adjusts controls to activate jacks, tampers, and scraper blades.
  • Strings wire guidelines through leveling or aligning fixture.
  • Attaches line to rails or trailer extensions (buggies) coupled to machine to set up equipment.
  • Turns wheels to adjust guidelines for track alignments and grades, following specifications.
  • Observes indicator arms to verify level and alignment of track.
  • When concerned with jack-tamping machine, may be designated jack-tamp operator.
  • May control track-lining machine and be designated track-liner operator.
  • May operate machines that lay ties and lay rails to construct, repair, or maintain track track-moving-machine operator (construction; mine & quarry).
Track Surfacing Machine Operator Job Prevalence in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States

Job family: Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment Operators

Job family population: 15,070

Estimated population of Track Surfacing Machine Operator jobs: 3,099

Rate of error: 4.7%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Track Surfacing Machine Operator Job Listings for New York-Manhattan, New York

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