Your degree doesn’t dictate your future salary, but it is a strong indicator.
After graduation, railroad operations graduates typically earn high salaries compared to the national average. Top earners make $149,623, while the bottom 20% make closer to $41,228. The median grad salary is $78,541.
Railroad Operations graduate salaries over time
The typical early career salary for someone with a bachelor’s degree in railroad operations is $50,977, and within five years of graduation, this average salary goes up to $59,109.
This chart maps the average workforce wage by years of experience:
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