Median annual salary: $62,995
Most little kids dream of one day driving a choo-choo train. What they
probably don't know, however, is how physically and mentally demanding the job
Locomotive engineers must not only know how to guide their trains along a
variety of grades in all kinds of conditions, they are also responsible for the
mechanical condition of their trains.
This hands-on, physical job is perfect for those who are strong, mechanically
inclined and love to travel.
Trade school courses and certifications are typically required.