Career Outlook for Locomotive Engineers

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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 18.63 percent nationwide in that time, with an average growth of 1.16 percent per year. Demand for Locomotive Engineers is expected to go down, with an expected -10,490 jobs shed by 2029. This represents an annual decrease of 3.15 percent over the next few years. Join our career community today!

TOP STATES

There are currently more Locomotive Engineers in the following states

California 1,900
Pennsylvania 1,300
Florida 1,210
New Jersey 1,130
Missouri 1,120
Indiana 1,040
Ohio 1,010
BOTTOM STATES

The states below have the least number of filled positions for Locomotive Engineers

New Hampshire
30
Idaho
140
New Mexico
170
Nevada
180
South Dakota
190
South Carolina
200
Massachusetts
220