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Highest Paying Cities for Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment Operators

The top 22 highest paying cities for rail-track laying and maintenance equipment operators (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 rail-track laying and maintenance equipment operators in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $65,680, Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, Washington is the highest paying city for rail-track laying and maintenance equipment operators. It is followed by New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York (average annual salary $61,560). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2017 [1]. For more salary information of rail-track laying and maintenance equipment operators in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 22 Highest Paying Cities/Areas for Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment Operators

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, Washington
$65,680
n/a
2 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$61,560
2,090
3 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois
$59,150
210
4 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$57,210
1,820
5 Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania
$55,980
30
6 Newark-Union, Pennsylvania
$54,060
n/a
7 Jacksonville, Florida
$50,900
50
8 St Louis, Missouri
$46,430
40
9 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
$43,290
150
10 Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, Arizona
$42,220
170
11 Harrisburg-Carlisle, Pennsylvania
$40,560
30
12 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$40,430
130
13 Dallas-Plano-Irving, Texas
$40,430
130
14 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas
$39,940
380
15 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania
$37,840
140
16 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, Ohio
$36,260
50
17 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, Michigan
$36,040
40
18 Prescott, Arizona
$35,550
40
19 Columbus, Ohio
$34,500
50
20 Birmingham-Hoover, Alabama
$30,420
30
21 Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, Virginia
$27,880
60
22 Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington, Wisconsin
$22,410
330
See also: Highest paying industries for rail-track laying and maintenance equipment operators.