Salary 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

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A Railroad Brake, Signal, and Switch Operator and Locomotive Firer can get an average wage on a scale from $35,430 and $73,620 depending on experience. can receive an average pay level of fifty-five thousand eight hundred and ninety dollars yearly.

obtain the most salary in New Jersey, where they get average compensation of just about $70,350. These professionals make the highest salary in Public Administration, where they can earn average pay scales of $74,450.

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Railroad Brake, Signal, and Switch Operators and Locomotive Firers tend to make the most in the following industries:

Public Administration
$74,450
Transportation and Warehousing
$55,110
Manufacturing
$52,780

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Manufacturing
$52,780
Transportation and Warehousing
$55,110
Public Administration
$74,450