Locomotive Engineer salary in US Midwest Region

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Based on 611 income tax records
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The average total salary for a Locomotive Engineer is $94,500 per year. This is based on data from 611 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Locomotive Engineer and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Locomotive Engineer salary can vary between $50,500 to $133,500 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Locomotive Engineer salary by company

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Soo Line Railroad Company, US Midwest Region
19 income tax records
$55K – $137K
Wisconsin Central, US Midwest Region
36 income tax records
$86K – $130K
Amtrak, US Midwest Region
26 income tax records
$60K – $133K
Union Pacific Railroad, US Midwest Region
84 income tax records
$67K – $131K
Bnsf Railway Company, US Midwest Region
164 income tax records
$62K – $134K
Norfolk Southern Corp, US Midwest Region
81 income tax records
$62K – $131K
Indiana Harbor Belt Railroad, US Midwest Region
11 income tax records
$73K – $103K
Dakota Minnesota Eastern, US Midwest Region
16 income tax records
$47K – $108K
CSX, US Midwest Region
49 income tax records
$61K – $127K

Locomotive Engineer demographics in US Midwest Region

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37% are single
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63% are married
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51% have kids
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75% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Locomotive Engineers in US Midwest Region

611 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a locomotive engineer in US Midwest Region is $94,500 per year. Locomotive engineer salaries in US Midwest Region can vary between $50,500 to $133,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 611 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as locomotive engineer.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for locomotive engineers in US Midwest Region: Soo Line Railroad Company ($108,000 a year), Wisconsin Central ($107,500 a year), and Amtrak ($103,000 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for locomotive engineers in US Midwest Region: Minneapolis Metro Area, MN ($108,500 a year), Duluth Metro Area, MN ($104,500 a year), and Indianapolis Metro Area, IN ($102,500 a year).
Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Salaries here are not representative of the total population and may reflect different levels of experience or education. Learn more
Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.