Union Pacific Railroad Engineer Salary in the United States

How much does an Union Pacific Railroad Engineer make in the United States? The average Union Pacific Railroad Engineer salary in the United States is $97,869 as of May 13, 2019, but the range typically falls between $88,780 and $112,111. 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.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

What is an Union Pacific Railroad Engineer?

Engineers, as practitioners of engineering, are professionals who invent, design, analyze, build, and test machines, systems, structures and materials to fulfill objectives and requirements while considering the limitations imposed by practicality, regulation, safety, and cost. The word engineer (Latin ingeniator) is derived from the Latin words ingeniare ("to create, generate, contrive, devise") and ingenium ("cleverness"). The foundational qualifications of an engineer typically include a four-year bachelor's degree in an engineering discipline, or in some jurisdictions, a master's degree in...

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These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Union Pacific Railroad Engineer in United States. The base salary for Union Pacific Railroad Engineer ranges from $$88,780 to $112,111 with the average base salary of $97,869. The total cash compensation, which includes bonus, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $91,672 to $118,138 with the average total cash compensation of $101,662.

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