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

The top 42 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 $71,910, New York-Jersey City-White Plains, USA 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 $71,900). 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 rail-track laying and maintenance equipment operators in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 42 Highest Paying Cities/Areas for Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment Operators

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 New York-Jersey City-White Plains, USA
$71,910
2,640
2 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$71,900
2,660
3 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$71,290
260
4 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$71,290
260
5 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$67,400
380
6 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$67,400
380
7 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, Washington
$65,680
n/a
8 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois
$59,150
210
9 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$57,210
1,820
10 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois
$56,610
180
11 Baton Rouge, Louisiana
$56,170
310
12 Far Western Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area, Pennsylvania
$55,980
30
13 Baltimore-Towson, Maryland
$55,720
60
14 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$55,220
120
15 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$54,170
100
16 Newark-Union, Pennsylvania
$54,060
n/a
17 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, Georgia
$50,300
90
18 New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, Louisiana
$46,710
50
19 St Louis, Missouri
$46,340
60
20 Winnsboro nonmetropolitan area, Louisiana
$44,970
30
21 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
$43,290
150
22 Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, Arizona
$42,220
170
23 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, Florida
$41,520
210
24 Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach, Florida
$41,500
n/a
25 Kansas City, Missouri
$41,350
60
26 Harrisburg-Carlisle, Pennsylvania
$40,560
30
27 Dallas-Plano-Irving, Texas
$40,430
130
28 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$40,430
130
29 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas
$39,940
380
30 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania
$37,840
140
31 Jacksonville, Florida
$36,410
50
32 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, Ohio
$36,260
50
33 San Antonio-New Braunfels, Texas
$36,200
n/a
34 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, Michigan
$36,040
40
35 Prescott, Arizona
$35,550
40
36 Columbus, Ohio
$34,500
50
37 Huntington-Ashland, West Virginia
$30,500
80
38 Birmingham-Hoover, Alabama
$30,420
30
39 Tulsa, Oklahoma
$30,320
80
40 Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, Virginia
$27,880
60
41 Memphis, Tennessee
$24,070
130
42 Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington, Wisconsin
$22,410
330
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