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Train Engineer Salary
in Seattle, Washington

$83,468 (USD)

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Last updated: June 17, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Train Engineer is $83,468 a year and $40 an hour in Seattle, Washington, United States. The average salary range for a Train Engineer is between $59,949 and $102,916. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Train Engineer. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Seattle, Washington.

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Job Summary

  • Drives electric, diesel-electric, or gas-turbine-electric locomotive.
  • Understands and follows train orders, train signals, and railroad rules and regulations, to transport passengers or freight.
  • Inspects locomotive before run to verify specified fuel, sand, water, and other supplies.
  • Ensures departure time from station or terminal is in accordance with time schedule, synchronizing watch with that of other railroad personnel.
Train Engineer Job Prevalence in Seattle, Washington, United States

Job family: Locomotive Engineers

Job family population: 35,680

Estimated population of Train Engineer jobs: 34,017

Rate of error: 9.7%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



About Seattle, Washington

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Description: Seattle ( (listen) see-AT-əl) is a seaport city on the West Coast of the United States. It is the seat of King County, Washington. With an estimated 744,955 residents as of 2018, Seattle is the largest city in both the state of Washington and the Pacific Northwest region of North America. According to U.S. Census data released in 2018, the Seattle metropolitan area's population stands at 3.94 million, and ranks as the 15th largest in the United States. In July 2013, it was the fastest-growing major city in the United States and remained in the top 5 in May 2015 with an annual growth rate of 2.1%. In July 2016, Seattle...

Train Engineer Job Listings for Seattle, Washington

SAFE Release Train Engineer
Jun 17
Everett, United States
InnoMethods Corp
Please share updated resume at satyas at innomethods dot com Job Title SAFE Release Train Engineer Location Everett, WA OR Tukwila, WA Duration 12 Months + Extension Job Description Must have ...
Machine Learning Engineer
Apr 10
Seattle, WA, USA
Machine Learning Engineer Do you want to work with a fast-growing technology startup focused on ... You will primarily be focused on implementing Image Processing techniques to develop and train ...
Computer Vision Engineer
Apr 10
Seattle, WA, USA
Computer Vision Engineer Do you want to work with a fast-growing technology startup focused on ... You will primarily be focused on implementing Image Processing techniques to develop and train ...
Aerospace SR Mechanical Design Engineer (Motors, Gears)-Relo Tucson,Az
Apr 18
Seattle, WA, USA
Pacific Technical Resources, LLC
Pacific Technical Resources, LLC. IT/Engineering Recruitment Professionals "Helping to build Great ... gear train sizing and implementation Open to relocation to Tucson,Az US Citizen with Ability to ...
Field Engineer/Scientist - Entry Level
May 21
Sumner, WA, USA
Clean Air Engineering, Inc.
FIELD ENGINEER/SCIENTIST - ENTRY LEVEL Clean Air Engineering is a leading engineering and ... Sample train recovery techniques and analysis * Complete knowledge of EPA Methods 1, 2, 3/3B, 4, ...
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