Salary for Signal and Track Switch Repairers

Also known as:  Electric Track Switch Maintainer, Light Rail Signal Technician, Rail Signal Mechanic, Railway Signal Technician, Third Rail Installer, Train Control Electronic Technician, Train Control Technician helps transportation professionals find better paying jobs across all specialties and locations.

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The main task of this employee is to repair, inspect, test, maintain and install railroad system equipment. This includes track switches, section lines, electric gate crossings, signals, signal equipment and intercommunications systems. To be considered for this position a vocational training is usually necessary. Once hired, an employer usually requires one to two years of formal on-site job training before an employee can start work.

A Signal or Track Switch Repairer usually receives an average pay level that can range from 40000 - 60000 depending on experience and domain knowledge. Signal and Track Switch Repairers can get an average salary of Fifty Thousand dollars annually.

Signal and Track Switch Repairers are paid most highly in Wisconsin, where they earn average pay scales of close to $57480. People who work inside these careers obtain the highest salaries in Transportation and Warehousing, which has average compensation of $59460.

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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 10.57 percent nationwide in that time.
Signal and Track Switch Repairers tend to make the most in the following industries
Public Administration $59,460
Transportation and Warehousing $50,130
Construction $42,970
In general, they earn less within the industries below
Construction $42,970
Transportation and Warehousing $50,130
Public Administration $59,460