Railroad Brake, Signal, and Switch Operator Salary Information in Montana

The average annual and hourly salaries for railroad brake, signal, and switch operators in the state of Montana are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of railroad brake, signal, and switch operators among Montana metropolitan areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Railroad Brake, Signal, and Switch Operators in Montana

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$40,180
25th Percentile Wage
$44,480
50th Percentile Wage
$51,650
75th Percentile Wage
$58,830
90th Percentile Wage
$68,760

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for railroad brake, signal, and switch operators in Montana in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $68,760. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $51,650. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $40,180.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$19.32
25th Percentile Wage
$21.39
50th Percentile Wage
$24.83
75th Percentile Wage
$28.28
90th Percentile Wage
$33.06

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for railroad brake, signal, and switch operators in Montana in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $33.06. The median hourly salary is $24.83. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $19.32.



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