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Traffic Control Operator Salary
in Connecticut, United States

$48,778 (USD)

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Traffic Control Operator is $48,778 a year and $23 an hour in Connecticut, United States. The average salary range for a Traffic Control Operator is between $36,324 and $59,150. 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 Connecticut, United States.

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Job Summary

  • 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 2023:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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