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Highest Paying Cities for Locomotive Engineers

The top 13 highest paying cities for locomotive engineers (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment of locomotive engineers in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $115,350, San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California is the highest paying city for locomotive engineers. It is followed by Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington (average annual salary $89,490). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2018 [1]. For more salary information of locomotive engineers in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 13 Highest Paying Cities/Areas for Locomotive Engineers

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$115,350
30
2 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$89,490
340
3 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$88,540
n/a
4 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$77,040
400
5 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$77,040
400
6 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, Washington
$58,080
n/a
7 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$57,950
280
8 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$57,950
280
9 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$56,640
120
10 New York-Jersey City-White Plains, USA
$55,610
80
11 North Arizona nonmetropolitan area, Arizona
$48,660
40
12 Beaumont-Port Arthur, Texas
$47,050
n/a
13 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas
$41,040
190
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