Freight Conductor Salary in the United States

How much does a Freight Conductor make in the United States? The average Freight Conductor salary in the United States is $61,168 as of October 30, 2019, but the salary range typically falls between $52,947 and $69,023. 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, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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$52,947 to $69,023
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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....

Source: Wikipedia (as of 09/06/2019). Read more from Wikipedia

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Job Openings for Freight Conductor
DS Bus Lines - Leavenworth , KS
If you are looking to get the respect that you deserve in an excellent work environment and are interested in the benefits listed below, apply or contact us today to join our family! * No Experience ...
ZipRecruiter - 4 days ago
CN - Homewood , Illinois
Conductor, Engineer, Yardmaster, Trainmaster, Assistant Superintendant, Superintendent and General Managers Ride freight trains with conductors and engineers for the purpose of observing operations ...
Monster - 7 days ago
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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 Freight Conductor in the United States. The base salary for Freight Conductor ranges from $52,947 to $69,023 with the average base salary of $61,168. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $53,266 to $69,200 with the average total cash compensation of $61,304.

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