Railroad salary in the United States

Average salary
Based on 1,620 income tax records
Average salary by age
How much do Railroads make?
The average total salary for a Railroad is $72,500 per year. This is based on data from 1,620 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Railroad and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Railroad salary can vary between $32,500 to $123,500 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Railroad salary by location

Railroad salary by company

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Bnsf Railway Company, Tarrant County, TX
18 income tax records
$65K – $276K
Union Pacific Railroad, Douglas County, NE
12 income tax records
$58K – $207K

Railroad demographics in United States

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45% are single
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55% are married
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51% have kids
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62% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Railroads in United States

1,620 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a railroad in the United States is $72,500 per year. Railroad salaries in the United States can vary between $32,500 to $123,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 1,620 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as railroad.

The following cities offer the highest salaries for railroads in the United States: Atlanta Metro Area, GA ($90,500 a year), Omaha Metro Area, NE ($88,500 a year), and Riverside Metro Area, CA ($86,000 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.