How much does a Freight Conductor make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for a Freight Conductor in the United States is $30 as of September 25, 2020, but the salary range typically falls between $26 and $34. Hourly rate 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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What is a Freight Conductor?

A Freight Conductor is a person who is employed by a railroad. The Freight Conductor is the lead employee assigned to a freight train, and is responsible for the smooth operation of the assignment, which includes reviewing schedules and maintaining communication with the train's crew members....

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