Railroad Conductor salary in the United States

Average salary
Based on 2,484 income tax records
Average salary by age
How much do Railroad Conductors make?
The average total salary for a Railroad Conductor is $71,500 per year. This is based on data from 2,484 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Railroad Conductor and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Railroad Conductor salary can vary between $26,500 to $115,500 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Railroad Conductor salary by location

Railroad Conductor salary by company

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Salary range**
Metronorth Railroad, New Haven County, CT
10 income tax records
$64K – $130K
Bnsf Railway Company, Pierce County, WA
13 income tax records
$50K – $114K
Union Pacific Railroad, Harris County, TX
14 income tax records
$26K – $102K
NJ TRANSIT, Ocean County, NJ
10 income tax records
$42K – $122K
State Of New York, Kings County, NY
28 income tax records
$25K – $108K
SEPTA, Philadelphia County, PA
11 income tax records
$30K – $89K

Railroad Conductor demographics in United States

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48% are single
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52% are married
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48% have kids
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57% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Railroad Conductors in United States

2,484 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a railroad conductor in the United States is $71,500 per year. Railroad conductor salaries in the United States can vary between $26,500 to $115,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 2,484 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as railroad conductor.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for railroad conductors in the United States: Metronorth Railroad ($103,500 a year), Bnsf Railway Company ($100,000 a year), and Union Pacific Railroad ($80,000 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for railroad conductors in the United States: Memphis Metro Area, TN ($88,500 a year), Stockton Metro Area, CA ($88,500 a year), and Lake Havasu City Metro Area, AZ ($88,000 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.