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Traffic Control Operator Salary
in United Kingdom

£27,888 (GBP)

Average Salary

£13/hr

Average Hourly

£427

Average Bonus

Last updated: January 29, 2020

The average pay for a Traffic Control Operator is £27,888 a year and £13 an hour in the United Kingdom. The average salary range for a Traffic Control Operator is between £20,768 and £33,819. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Traffic Control Operator. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United Kingdom.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Coordinates railroad traffic on specified section of line from ctc (centralized-traffic-control) unit that electrically activates track switches and signals: reads train orders and schedules to familiarize self with scheduled runs, destination of trains, times of arrivals and departures, and priority of trains.
  • Monitors ctc panelboard that indicates location of trains by lights that illuminate as train passes specified positions on run.
  • Operates controls to activate track switches and traffic signals.
  • Reroutes trains or signals locomotive engineer to stop train or change speed according to traffic conditions.
  • Talks by telephone with crewmembers to relay changes in train orders and schedules, and to receive notification of emergency stops, delays, or accidents.
  • Records time each train reaches specified point, time messages are given or received, and name of person giving or receiving message.
  • May chart train movements on graph to estimate arrival times at specified points.
  • May operate teletypewriter to transmit messages to freight offices or other points along line.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2025:
£32,330
5 Year Change:
16 %
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About United Kingdom

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Description: The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (abbreviated to UK or U.K.) or Britain, is a sovereign country located off the north­western coast of the European mainland. The United Kingdom includes the island of Great Britain, the north­eastern part of the island of Ireland, and many smaller islands. Northern Ireland shares a land border with the Republic of Ireland. Otherwise, the United Kingdom is surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean, with the North Sea to the east, the English Channel to the south and the Celtic Sea to the southwest, giving it the 12th-longest coastline...

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Traffic Control Operator is £27,888 a year and £13 an hour in the United Kingdom. The average salary range for a Traffic Control Operator is between £20,768 and £33,819. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Traffic Control Operator. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United Kingdom.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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