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Transportation and Material Moving Occupations

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Railroad Conductors and Yardmasters

Detailed Occupation Description:
Coordinate activities of switch-engine crew within railroad yard, industrial plant, or similar location. Conductors coordinate activities of train crew on passenger or freight trains. Yardmasters review train schedules and switching orders and coordinate activities of workers engaged in railroad traffic operations, such as the makeup or breakup of trains and yard switching.

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Wage Information for Railroad Conductors and Yardmasters, 2016:

Wage Level Statewide
Entry $20.63 $42,900
Average $28.84 $59,980
Experienced $32.94 $68,520

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