Career Outlook for Locomotive Engineers

Also known as:  Freight Engineer, Railroad Engineer, Railway Engineer, Train Engineer
The overall job outlook for Locomotive Engineer careers has been positive since 2004. Vacancies for this career have increased by 30.69 percent nationwide in that time, with an average growth of 5.12 percent per year.
There are currently more Locomotive Engineers in the following states
Illinois 2,700
California 2,560
Pennsylvania 2,120
Missouri 1,490
Virginia 1,430
Indiana 1,420
New Jersey 1,180
The states below have the least number of filled positions for Locomotive Engineers
Maine 90
Idaho 220
Oklahoma 290
North Dakota 300
Massachusetts 340
Utah 350
West Virginia 370