Locomotive Engineer salary in US South Region

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Based on 677 income tax records
Average salary by age
How much do Locomotive Engineers make?
The average total salary for a Locomotive Engineer is $90,500 per year. This is based on data from 677 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Locomotive Engineer and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Locomotive Engineer salary can vary between $43,500 to $136,500 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Locomotive Engineer salary by company

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Illinois Central Railroad Co, US South Region
10 income tax records
$63K – $138K
Amtrak, US South Region
40 income tax records
$62K – $127K
Union Pacific Railroad, US South Region
141 income tax records
$56K – $132K
Norfolk Southern Corp, US South Region
85 income tax records
$58K – $121K
Bnsf Railway Company, US South Region
149 income tax records
$46K – $154K
The Kansas City Southern Rwy Co, US South Region
12 income tax records
$67K – $121K
CSX, US South Region
104 income tax records
$57K – $119K

Locomotive Engineer demographics in US South Region

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30% are single
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70% are married
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53% have kids
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70% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Locomotive Engineers in US South Region

677 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a locomotive engineer in US South Region is $90,500 per year. Locomotive engineer salaries in US South Region can vary between $43,500 to $136,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 677 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as locomotive engineer.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for locomotive engineers in US South Region: Illinois Central Railroad Co ($119,500 a year), Amtrak ($103,000 a year), and Union Pacific Railroad ($99,500 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for locomotive engineers in US South Region: Amarillo Metro Area, TX ($105,500 a year), Houston Metro Area, TX ($97,500 a year), and Dallas Metro Area, TX ($94,500 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.