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 2014 and published in May 2015 [1].

Table 1. Locomotive Firers Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$88,890
75th Percentile Wage
$61,220
50th Percentile Wage
$46,740
25th Percentile Wage
$41,730
10th Percentile Wage
$36,840

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 $88,890. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $46,740. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $36,840. Note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 141% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Table 2. Salary Trend

YearAverage Annual SalaryGrowth (%)
2014 $46,740 4.07%
2013 $44,910 -0.02%
2012 $44,920 0.45%
2011 $44,720 2.78%
2010 $43,510 -

Table 2 shows the salary trend for locomotive firers from 2010 to 2014. We note that from 2010 to 2014 the average salary has increased by 7.42%. We note that in 2013 the average salary decreased by -0.02%.We also note that the average annual wage had a very small growth of 0.45% in 2012 and a moderate growth of 2.78% in 2011.

Table 3. Average Salary of Locomotive Firers vs. Related Jobs

Table 4. Locomotive Firers Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of locomotive firers in 1 major industry sectors are shown in Table 4.

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Transportation and Warehousing
$46,690

Table 5. 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 $45,470 to $45,470. The highest paying state for locomotive firers is Arkansas with a median annual salary of $45,470. The lowest paying state is Arkansas with a median annual salary of $45,470. For more salary information of locomotive firers profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
Arkansas
$45,470