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Highest Paying Industries for Rail Car Repairers

The top 18 highest paying industries for rail car repairers (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 $68,270, mining (except oil and gas) is the highest paying industry for rail car repairers. It is followed by mining industry (average annual salary $68,270). 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 car repairers in a specific industry, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 18 Highest Paying Industries for Rail Car Repairers

Industry Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Mining (except Oil and Gas)
$68,270
140
2 Mining
$68,270
140
3 Local government, including schools and hospitals
$59,650
1,360
4 Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$59,650
1,360
5 Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$59,530
1,400
6 Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$59,530
1,400
7 Federal, State, and Local Government
$59,530
1,400
8 Coal Mining
$57,920
n/a
9 State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$57,640
40
10 Rail Transportation
$56,070
12,150
11 Transportation and Warehousing
$53,950
17,510
12 Manufacturing
$45,160
890
13 Railroad Rolling Stock Manufacturing
$44,900
870
14 Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
$44,900
870
15 Support Activities for Transportation
$40,600
5,330
16 Support Activities for Rail Transportation
$40,200
5,160
17 Other Support Activities for Transportation
$39,310
70
18 Management of Companies and Enterprises
$33,850
40
See also: Highest paying cities for rail car repairers.