Locomotive engineer earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Locomotive engineer salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Alabama $63,360
Arkansas $64,360
Arizona $61,850
California $77,590
Delaware $84,870
Florida $60,660
Georgia $55,400
Iowa $68,110
Idaho $59,510
Illinois $71,557
Indiana $59,180
Kansas $72,370
Kentucky $56,190
Louisiana $59,800
Massachusetts $63,030
Maryland $65,060
Maine $63,100
Michigan $61,070
Minnesota $61,580
Missouri $67,360
Mississippi $64,730
Montana $61,270
North Carolina $57,620
Nebraska $62,100
New Hampshire $47,260
New Jersey $59,510
New Mexico $75,600
Nevada $58,250
New York $84,340
Ohio $61,020
Oklahoma $49,850
Oregon $59,370
Pennsylvania $69,910
South Carolina $60,410
South Dakota $80,130
Tennessee $63,760
Texas $59,710
Utah $55,960
Virginia $64,830
Washington $90,250
Wisconsin $60,260
West Virginia $59,570
Wyoming $83,500

How do locomotive engineer salaries compare to similar careers?

Locomotive engineers earn about the same as related careers in Utah. On average, they make less than transportation planners but more than traffic technicians.

Career Median Salary
Transportation planner salary $64K
Aircraft mechanic salary $59K
Avionics technician salary $59K
Power engineer salary $59K
Industrial engineering technician salary $59K
Locomotive engineer salary $56K
Freight and cargo inspector salary $40K
Explosives worker salary $52K
Flight attendant salary $47K
Traffic technician salary $48K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)