Locomotive Firers Salary Information

The salary statistics of locomotive firers are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of locomotive firers within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The locomotive firers annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1. Locomotive Firers Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$43,090
25th Percentile Wage
$49,010
50th Percentile Wage
$58,230
75th Percentile Wage
$85,220
90th Percentile Wage
$97,820

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for locomotive firers. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) locomotive firers is $97,820. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $58,230. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $43,090. Take note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 127% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of locomotive firers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201658,23016.76%22.86%
201548,4703.57%-
201446,7403.92%-
201344,910-0.02%-
201244,920--

Table 2. Locomotive Firers Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of locomotive firers in 1 major industry sectors are shown in Table 2.

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Transportation and Warehousing
$58,300

Table 3. Median Annual Wage of Locomotive Firers by States

From the above tables we note that not only locomotive firers salaries vary considerably based on one's education and experience, and the industry sectors, they also change considerably from state to state. In the following table we compare the median salary of locomotive firers in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $44,590 to $47,480. The highest paying state for locomotive firers is Virginia with a median annual salary of $47,480. The lowest paying state is New York with a median annual salary of $44,590. For more salary information of locomotive firers profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
Virginia
$47,480
Texas
$46,460
New York
$44,590


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