Information About Rail-track Laying And Maintenance Equipment Operators

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Training

Rail-track laying and maintenance equipment operators need moderate-term on-the-job training.

Degrees for Rail-track laying and maintenance equipment operators
Training for Rail-track Laying And Maintenance Equipment Operators
Percent
Less than High School 12.9
High School 54.0
Some College 23.8
Associates Degree 6.9
Bachelors Degree 2.3
Masters Degree 0.0
Doctorate or Professional Degree 0.0

Employment

Represents about 15,000 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 2,000 more rail-track laying and maintenance equipment operators but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 6,000 more.


Hourly Income

On average, rail-track laying and maintenance equipment operators make $21.78 per hour.

Hourly Income Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Rail-track laying and maintenance equipment operators $14.10 $17.60 $21.60 $26.30 $29.90
Construction and extraction occupations $11.00 $14.20 $19.10 $26.90 $35.30
National Average $8.65 $10.70 $16.50 $26.60 $41.00

Annual Salaries

On average, rail-track laying and maintenance equipment operators make $45,300 per year.

Annual Salary Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Rail-track laying and maintenance equipment operators $29,400 $36,800 $45,000 $54,730 $62,220
Construction and extraction occupations $23,050 $29,720 $39,820 $56,130 $73,530
National Average $18,000 $22,380 $34,460 $55,470 $85,280

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

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