Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment Operator Salary Information in Alabama

The average annual and hourly salaries for rail-track laying and maintenance equipment operators in the state of Alabama are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of rail-track laying and maintenance equipment operators among Alabama cities is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment Operators in Alabama

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$20,490
25th Percentile Wage
$24,150
50th Percentile Wage
$34,010
75th Percentile Wage
$48,800
90th Percentile Wage
$58,100

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for rail-track laying and maintenance equipment operators in Alabama in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $58,100. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $34,010. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $20,490.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$9.85
25th Percentile Wage
$11.61
50th Percentile Wage
$16.35
75th Percentile Wage
$23.46
90th Percentile Wage
$27.94

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for rail-track laying and maintenance equipment operators in Alabama in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $27.94. The median hourly salary is $16.35. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $9.85.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of rail-track laying and maintenance equipment operators from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201634,010-55.78%-17.44%
201552,9803.17%-
201451,3002.44%-
201350,05020.20%-
201239,940--


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