Union Pacific Railroad Engineer Salary in the United States

How much does an Engineer make at companies like Union Pacific Railroad in the United States? The average salary for Engineer at companies like Union Pacific Railroad in the United States is $100,224 as of May 28, 2020, but the range typically falls between $90,916 and $114,808. 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

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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 Engineer in companies like Union Pacific Railroad in the United States. The base salary for Engineer in companies like Union Pacific Railroad range from $90,916 to $114,808 with the average base salary of $100,224. The total cash compensation, which includes bonus, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $93,879 to $120,978 with the average total cash compensation of $104,108.
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