Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment Operator Salary in Sector of Mining

The salary statistics of rail-track laying and maintenance equipment operators in the industry sector of mining are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare rail-track laying and maintenance equipment operator salaries in different industries within the mining sector.

Average Annual Salary of Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment Operators

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$39,460
25th Percentile Wage
$51,540
50th Percentile Wage
$55,960
75th Percentile Wage
$60,330
90th Percentile Wage
$62,970

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for rail-track laying and maintenance equipment operators in the industry sector of mining. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) rail-track laying and maintenance equipment operators is $62,970. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $55,960. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid rail-track laying and maintenance equipment operators is $39,460.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of rail-track laying and maintenance equipment operators in the industry sector of mining from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201655,9602.68%20.19%
201554,4603.27%-
201452,6807.86%-
201348,5407.99%-
201244,660--

Compare Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment Operator Salary in Different Industries within the Mining Sector

The average salaries of rail-track laying and maintenance equipment operators in two industries in the mining sector are shown below. For detailed rail-track laying and maintenance equipment operator salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Mining (except Oil and Gas)
$55,960
Coal Mining
$55,550

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].



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