Salary for Locomotive Firers

Also known as:  Diesel Locomotive Firer, Dinkey Engine Firer, Railroad Firer helps transportation professionals find better paying jobs across all specialties and locations.

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Locomotive firers inspect and monitor locomotive instruments and watch for faulty machinery. This job can be dangerous, depending on the types of problems workers face while on the job and the tools they must use to fix them. These positions usually require a high school diploma. A commercial driver's license is usually required as well. Once hired, a new employee will need up to one year of formal training before beginning work.

A Locomotive Firer will normally get an average pay level between 32000 - 48000 based on experience and talent. Locomotive Firers can get an average compensation of Forty Seven Thousand One Hundred dollars per year.

Locomotive Firers can get the best compensation in Pennsylvania, which has average compensation of approximating $52980.

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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 1.75 percent nationwide in that time.
Locomotive Firers tend to make the most in the following industries
Transportation and Warehousing $47,050
In general, they earn less within the industries below
Transportation and Warehousing $47,050