Rail transportation worker earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Rail transportation worker salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Alabama $58,930
Arkansas $35,770
California $52,300
Colorado $33,080
Florida $53,760
Georgia $39,160
Iowa $43,410
Illinois $58,140
Indiana $56,720
Kentucky $49,940
Massachusetts $57,640
Michigan $40,570
Minnesota $50,390
Missouri $42,400
North Carolina $45,950
Nebraska $57,200
New York $66,750
Ohio $57,450
Oklahoma $54,570
Pennsylvania $49,320
South Carolina $79,260
Tennessee $54,890
Texas $48,030
Utah $45,790
West Virginia $50,950

How do rail transportation worker salaries compare to similar careers?

Rail transportation workers earn 6% less than similar careers in the United States. On average, they make less than transit police officers but more than cargo and freight agents.

Career Median Salary
Transit police officer salary $72K
Flight attendant salary $56K
Logistician salary $58K
Avionics technician salary $54K
Aircraft mechanic salary $49K
Rail transportation worker salary $49K
Traffic technician salary $47K
Truck driver salary $46K
Ship loader salary $42K
Cargo and freight agent salary $44K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)