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Signal and Track Switch Repairer Salary Information

The salary statistics of signal and track switch repairers are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of signal and track switch repairers within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The signal and track switch repairers 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. Signal and Track Switch Repairer Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$36,110
25th Percentile Wage
$52,060
50th Percentile Wage
$65,350
75th Percentile Wage
$76,270
90th Percentile Wage
$82,800

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for signal and track switch repairers. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) signal and track switch repairers is $82,800. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $65,350. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $36,110. Note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 129% 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 signal and track switch repairers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201665,3502.31%15.15%
201563,8405.01%-
201460,6408.25%-
201355,6400.34%-
201255,450--

Table 2. Signal and Track Switch Repairer Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of signal and track switch repairers in 2 major industry sectors are shown in Table 2.

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Federal, State, and Local Government
$74,030
Transportation and Warehousing
$61,750

Table 3. Median Annual Wage of Signal and Track Switch Repairers by States

From the above tables we note that not only signal and track switch repairers 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 signal and track switch repairers in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $37,720 to $71,610. The highest paying state for signal and track switch repairers is Washington with a median annual salary of $71,610. The lowest paying state is Minnesota with a median annual salary of $37,720. For more salary information of signal and track switch repairers profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
Washington
$71,610
California
$71,100
Illinois
$69,590
Virginia
$69,360
Georgia
$68,780
Wisconsin
$66,970
Arkansas
$65,230
Pennsylvania
$65,220
Ohio
$63,640
Nebraska
$63,080
Arizona
$61,880
Iowa
$61,720
Missouri
$61,250
Kansas
$59,660
Maryland
$58,320
Utah
$57,620
North Dakota
$57,580
Indiana
$56,810
Mississippi
$56,320
Massachusetts
$55,680
North Carolina
$54,850
Colorado
$52,850
Texas
$52,490
Oklahoma
$50,980
Louisiana
$49,340
Alabama
$48,720
Tennessee
$45,190
Florida
$44,530
Minnesota
$37,720


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