Locomotive engineer earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Locomotive engineer salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Delaware $84,870
Arkansas $81,910
Kansas $81,910
Missouri $81,910
Oregon $81,910
Texas $81,910
Wisconsin $81,880
Nebraska $81,860
Wyoming $81,860
California $81,820
Ohio $81,680
Minnesota $81,530
Colorado $81,240
Virginia $80,980
New Mexico $80,740
South Dakota $80,130
Montana $80,070
Idaho $79,600
Oklahoma $79,580
Georgia $79,070
Kentucky $78,820
North Dakota $78,670
North Carolina $77,240
West Virginia $75,930
Tennessee $73,600
Washington $73,300
Iowa $71,690
Illinois $71,557
New York $64,220
Maryland $63,960
Indiana $63,840
Pennsylvania $63,310
New Jersey $63,190
Maine $63,100
Massachusetts $63,030
Florida $62,790
Mississippi $59,950
Louisiana $59,800
Nevada $58,250
Utah $55,960
Alabama $51,590
South Carolina $49,620
Arizona $49,100
Michigan $48,760
New Hampshire $47,260

How do locomotive engineer salaries compare to similar careers?

Locomotive engineers earn about the same as related careers in Tennessee. On average, they make less than ship engineers but more than geodesists.

Career Median Salary
Ship engineer salary $79K
Transportation planner salary $77K
Mining and geological engineer salary $77K
Sales engineer salary $66K
Freight and cargo inspector salary $64K
Locomotive engineer salary $74K
Aircraft mechanic salary $77K
Logistician salary $62K
Customs broker salary $60K
Geodesist salary $49K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)