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

The top 19 highest paying industries 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 in those industries are also shown. As shown in the table, with an average annual salary of $64,160, state government, excluding schools and hospitals (oes designation) is the highest paying industry for rail-track laying and maintenance equipment operators. It is followed by public sector -- federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit industry (average annual salary $58,430). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in May 2015 [1]. For more information about salaries of rail-track laying and maintenance equipment operators in a specific industry, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 19 Highest Paying Industries for Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment Operators

Industry Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$64,160
730
2 Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$58,430
3,280
3 Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$58,430
3,280
4 Federal, State, and Local Government
$58,430
3,280
5 Local government, including schools and hospitals
$56,910
2,540
6 Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$56,910
2,540
7 Coal Mining
$52,900
90
8 Mining (except Oil and Gas)
$52,680
90
9 Mining
$52,680
90
10 Rail Transportation
$51,620
8,360
11 Transportation and Warehousing
$51,250
8,760
12 Manufacturing
$48,580
60
13 Construction
$37,260
2,590
14 Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction
$37,050
2,530
15 Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction
$36,950
2,500
16 Support Activities for Rail Transportation
$36,620
310
17 Support Activities for Transportation
$35,700
330
18 Administrative and Support Services
$35,400
40
19 Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$35,400
40
See also: Highest paying cities for rail-track laying and maintenance equipment operators.