Railroad Engineer salary in the United States

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How much do Railroad Engineers make?
The average total salary for a Railroad Engineer is $90,000 per year. This is based on data from 759 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Railroad Engineer and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Railroad Engineer salary can vary between $43,000 to $129,000 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Railroad Engineer demographics in United States

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26% are single
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74% are married
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53% have kids
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73% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Railroad Engineers in United States

759 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a railroad engineer in the United States is $90,000 per year. Railroad engineer salaries in the United States can vary between $43,000 to $129,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 759 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as railroad engineer.

The following cities offer the highest salaries for railroad engineers in the United States: Amarillo Metro Area, TX ($102,000 a year), Kansas City Metro Area, MO ($90,500 a year), and Houston Metro Area, TX ($90,500 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.