How much does a Railroad Worker make in the United States? The average Railroad Worker salary in the United States is $46,763 as of April 27, 2020, but the range typically falls between $42,343 and $51,205. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Railroad Worker throws track switches within yard of railroad, industrial plant, quarry, construction project, or similar location to switch cars for loading, unloading, making up, and breaking up of trains. May be required to complete specific trade school courses and possess necessary certifications. Being a Railroad Worker is familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. Works under general supervision. Additionally, Railroad Worker typically reports to a supervisor/manager. (Copyright 2020 Salary.com)... View full job description

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