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
New Jersey $80,240
South Carolina $79,260
New York $64,350
Illinois $64,320
Missouri $63,440
Utah $62,010
Florida $61,990
Georgia $61,570
West Virginia $61,390
Minnesota $60,280
Indiana $58,580
Louisiana $57,910
Massachusetts $57,640
Nebraska $57,200
Tennessee $54,890
Oklahoma $54,570
Ohio $52,930
Virginia $50,680
California $49,990
Arkansas $48,210
Kentucky $48,120
Texas $47,880
Alabama $47,250
North Carolina $45,950
Iowa $43,410
Michigan $40,570
Kansas $39,470
Pennsylvania $36,210
Colorado $33,080

How do rail transportation worker salaries compare to similar careers?

Rail transportation workers earn 16% less than similar careers in Alabama. On average, they make less than shipmates but more than truck drivers.

Career Median Salary
Shipmate salary $75K
Ship captain salary $75K
Avionics technician salary $69K
Aircraft mechanic salary $66K
Locomotive engineer salary $52K
Rail transportation worker salary $47K
Traffic technician salary $44K
Ship loader salary $41K
Sailor salary $42K
Truck driver salary $42K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)