Dinkey Operators


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Dinkey Operators

Dinkey Operators - Wages & Trends

Pay is better with major railroads or companies that have union contracts.

Full-time operators often receive health insurance, paid leave, and a retirement plan.

Railroad brake, signal, and switch operators and locomotive firers (SOC 53-4022)
Location
Pay Period
25%
Median
75%
Illinois Hourly $26.66 $29.95 $33.25
Yearly $55,459 $62,299 $69,153
United States Hourly $21.71 $27.82 $31.47
Yearly $45,160 $57,870 $65,450

Source: Illinois Career Information System (CIS) brought to you by Illinois Department of Employment Security.