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Railroad Conductors and Yardmasters

Wages & Outlook

 

Typical Wages

This career: $26.99
Statewide median: $18.15

 

This career pays above the statewide median wage.


Wages for Railroad Conductors and Yardmasters

Area Low Median High
U S
$19.60 $27.39 $40.15
Minnesota
$21.77 $26.99 $32.90

"Low" indicates 10% of workers earn less and 90% earn more.
"Median" indicates 50% of workers earn less and 50% earn more.
"High" indicates 90% of workers earn less and 10% earn more.

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Employment

In Minnesota, there are 810 workers employed in this very small career.

Where do Railroad Conductors and Yardmasters most often work?

 

Current Demand

No data available.

 

Future Demand

This career is shrinking.

There will be a need for about 230 new Railroad Conductors and Yardmasters to meet market demand between 2012-2022. This includes the demand due to replacement (workers leaving the occupation or retiring) as well as growth.

 

Employment Outlook for Railroad Conductors and Yardmasters
  Employment Employment Change
2012 2022 Number Percent
U S 43,800 42,500 -1,300 -2.9%
Minnesota 771 713 -58 -7.5%
  2010 2020 Number Percent


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