Information About Locomotive Engineers And Operators

Training

Locomotive engineers and operators need moderate-term on-the-job training.

Degrees for Locomotive engineers and operators
Training for Locomotive Engineers And Operators
Percent
Less than High School 3.2
High School 42.5
Some College 35.3
Associates Degree 8.6
Bachelors Degree 9.1
Masters Degree 0.8
Doctorate or Professional Degree 0.5

Employment

Represents about 51,000 people in the United States- 0.0% of which are self-employed

Employment prospects are up Over the next 5 years there will be aproximately 5,000 more locomotive engineers and operators but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 21,000 more.


This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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