Career Outlook for Railroad Conductors and Yardmasters

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Also known as:
Freight Conductor, Passenger Car Conductor, Train Conductor, Yard Conductor

The overall job outlook for Railroad Conductor or Yardmaster careers has been positive since 2004. Vacancies for this career have increased by 25.78 percent nationwide in that time, with an average growth of 1.61 percent per year. Demand for Railroad Conductors and Yardmasters is expected to go down, with an expected -9,730 jobs shed by 2029. This represents an annual decrease of 2.41 percent over the next few years. Join our career community today!

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TOP STATES

There are currently more Railroad Conductors and Yardmasters in the following states

New York 6,930
Texas 4,930
Illinois 2,920
Pennsylvania 2,720
California 1,960
New Jersey 1,360
Florida 1,350
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BOTTOM STATES

The states below have the least number of filled positions for Railroad Conductors and Yardmasters

New Hampshire
30
South Dakota
130
Nevada
200
North Carolina
430
Oregon
440
Michigan
490
West Virginia
500