Rail-track Laying And Maintenance Equipment Operators

Training Requirements for Rail-track Laying And Maintenance Equipment Operators

Rail-track laying and maintenance equipment operators need a high school diploma or equivalent and moderate-term on-the-job training.

Degrees for Rail-track laying and maintenance equipment operators
Percent
Less than High School 6.2
High School 54.4
Some College 31.9
Associates Degree 4.7
Bachelors Degree 2.7
Masters Degree 0.0
Doctorate or Professional Degree 0.0

Employment Outlook for Rail-track Laying And Maintenance Equipment Operators

This represents about 15,000 people in the United States.

Over the next 10 years there will be aproximately 1,000 more rail-track laying and maintenance equipment operators but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 5,000 more.

Typical Income for Rail-track Laying And Maintenance Equipment Operators

Hourly Income

On average,rail-track laying and maintenance equipment operators make $25.39 per hour.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Rail-track laying and maintenance equipment operators $15.63 $20.07 $25.95 $29.77 $35.00
Construction and extraction occupations $12.44 $15.68 $20.96 $29.17 $38.85
Other construction and related workers $12.50 $15.73 $20.65 $28.06 $37.51
National Average $9.27 $11.60 $17.81 $28.92 $45.45

Annual Salaries

On average, rail-track laying and maintenance equipment operators make $52,810 per year.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Rail-track laying and maintenance equipment operators $32,500 $41,740 $53,970 $61,920 $72,810
Construction and extraction occupations $25,880 $32,610 $43,610 $60,670 $80,820
Other construction and related workers $26,000 $32,720 $42,960 $58,370 $78,020
National Average $19,290 $24,140 $37,040 $60,150 $94,540

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

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