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Traffic Control Operator Salary
in New York-Manhattan, New York

$50,942 (USD)

Average Salary

$24/hr

Average Hourly

$779

Average Bonus

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Traffic Control Operator is $50,942 a year and $24 an hour in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States. The average salary range for a Traffic Control Operator is between $37,936 and $61,775. 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 New York-Manhattan, New York.

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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.
Traffic Control Operator Job Prevalence in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States

Job family: Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance

Job family population: 198,520

Estimated population of Traffic Control Operator jobs: 3,202

Rate of error: 1.2%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$59,056
5 Year Change:
16 %

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Skills

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Traffic Control Operator Job Listings for New York-Manhattan, New York

Operating Room Technician
May 9
Edison, NJ, USA
Maxim Healthcare Services
Initiates life saving measures, i.e., opening an airway, hemorrhage control, chest compressions ... Directs patient flow and traffic in the triage/reception area. * Assists the triage nurse and the ...
Media Ingest Editor - Spectrum News NY1
May 11
New York, United States
Spectrum
Works with traffic department on ingesting commercials * Works with creative department * Works ... Some broadcasting experience necessary such as Production Assistant or Master Control Operator Our ...
Software Engineer (Clifton, NJ New Grad)
May 8
Clifton, United States
Harris Corp
We build systems in weather processing, air traffic control, law enforcement, aircraft avionics ... operating systems (VxWorks, Linux, QNX, Integrity, Windows CE, and others for Motorola, Intel, TI ...
Certified Surgical Technologist (CST)
Apr 26
New York, NY, USA
PRIDE Healthcare
Complete operative count and related records accurately, legibly following established P&P. * Observe personnel in the room continuously, control traffic, report and correct breaks in aseptic ...
Certified Surgical Technologist CST
Apr 26
Bridgeport, CT, USA
PRIDE Healthcare
Complete operative count and related records accurately, legibly following established P&P. * Observe personnel in the room continuously, control traffic, report and correct breaks in aseptic ...
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