Career Outlook for Railroad Brake, Signal, and Switch Operators and Locomotive Firers

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Also known as:
Brakeman, Carman, Fireman, Locomotive Switch Operator, Railroad Brakeman, Railroad Switchman, Terminal Carman, Trainman

The overall job outlook for Railroad Brake, Signal, and Switch Operator and Locomotive Firer careers has been negative since 2019. Vacancies for this career have decreased by 94.98 percent nationwide in that time, with an average decline of 94.98 percent per year. Demand for Railroad Brake, Signal, and Switch Operators and Locomotive Firers is expected to go up, with an expected 8,050 new jobs filled by 2029. This represents an annual increase of 162.63 percent over the next few years. Join our talent pool and get scouted today!

TOP STATES

There are currently more Railroad Brake, Signal, and Switch Operators and Locomotive Firers in the following states

California 570
Missouri 480
Pennsylvania 460
Arkansas 460
Iowa 310
Wisconsin 220
Wyoming 210
BOTTOM STATES

The states below have the least number of filled positions for Railroad Brake, Signal, and Switch Operators and Locomotive Firers

New Jersey
30
District of Columbia
40
Oklahoma
60
Minnesota
60
Nevada
70
Michigan
100
Massachusetts
170