Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment Operator Salary Information in Texas

The average annual and hourly salaries for rail-track laying and maintenance equipment operators in the state of Texas are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of rail-track laying and maintenance equipment operators among Texas cities 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment Operators in Texas

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$26,470
25th Percentile Wage
$33,310
50th Percentile Wage
$45,400
75th Percentile Wage
$58,900
90th Percentile Wage
$67,980

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for rail-track laying and maintenance equipment operators in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $67,980. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $45,400. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $26,470.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of rail-track laying and maintenance equipment operators from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$45,400
-9.71% 17.53%
2016
$49,810
6.48% -
2015
$46,580
-5.65% -
2014
$49,210
27.03% -
2013
$35,910
-4.26% -
2012
$37,440
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment Operators in Texas Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of rail-track laying and maintenance equipment operators in some Texas cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of rail-track laying and maintenance equipment operators in state of Texas ranges from $36,200 to $40,430. The highest paying area for rail-track laying and maintenance equipment operators in Texas is Dallas-Plano-Irving with a median annual salary of $40,430. The second highest paying city/area in Texas State is Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington (mean annual salary $40,430). The lowest paying area is San Antonio-New Braunfels with a median annual salary of $36,200.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Dallas-Plano-Irving
$40,430
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$40,430
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$39,940
San Antonio-New Braunfels
$36,200




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