Train Operator salary in the United States

Average salary
Based on 639 income tax records
Average salary by age
How much do Train Operators make?
The average total salary for a Train Operator is $75,000 per year. This is based on data from 639 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Train Operator and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Train Operator salary can vary between $27,000 to $109,500 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Train Operator salary by company

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Salary range**
Sf Bay Area Rapid Transit, Contra Costa County, CA
17 income tax records
$33K – $119K
State Of New York, New York County, NY
21 income tax records
$57K – $97K
Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority, Prince George's County, MD
19 income tax records
$41K – $105K
Chicago Transit Authority, Cook County, IL
15 income tax records
$35K – $80K
San Diego Trolley, San Diego County, CA
12 income tax records
$33K – $73K

Train Operator demographics in United States

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70% are single
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30% are married
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40% have kids
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34% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Train Operators in United States

639 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a train operator in the United States is $75,000 per year. Train operator salaries in the United States can vary between $27,000 to $109,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 639 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as train operator.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for train operators in the United States: Sf Bay Area Rapid Transit ($95,000 a year), State of New York ($83,500 a year), and Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority ($77,000 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for train operators in the United States: San Francisco Metro Area, CA ($85,000 a year), New York Metro Area, NY ($83,500 a year), and Washington Metro Area, DC ($81,500 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.