Career Outlook for Rail Yard Engineers, Dinkey Operators, and Hostlers

Also known as:
Coal Tram Driver, Dinkey Driver, Dinkey Operator, Engine Hostler, Haulage Engine Operator, Railcar Switcher, Yard Hostler

The overall job outlook for Rail Yard Engineer, Dinkey Operator, or Hostler careers has been relatively unchanged since 2004. Vacancies for this career have slightly decreased by 26.42 percent nationwide in that time, with an average decline of 1.65 percent per year. Demand for Rail Yard Engineers, Dinkey Operators, and Hostlers is expected to go up, with an expected 360 new jobs filled by 2029. This represents an annual increase of 0.88 percent over the next few years. Join our talent pool and get scouted today!

TOP STATES

There are currently more Rail Yard Engineers, Dinkey Operators, and Hostlers in the following states

Pennsylvania 440
California 440
Georgia 220
Kansas 220
Oklahoma 140
Arkansas 130
Minnesota 100
BOTTOM STATES

The states below have the least number of filled positions for Rail Yard Engineers, Dinkey Operators, and Hostlers

Kentucky
70
Wisconsin
80
Minnesota
100
Arkansas
130
Oklahoma
140
Georgia
220
Kansas
220