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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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1. Signal and Track Switch Repairer Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$36,370
25th Percentile Wage
$56,190
50th Percentile Wage
$68,400
75th Percentile Wage
$77,140
90th Percentile Wage
$87,420

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 $87,420. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $68,400. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $36,370. Note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 140% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of signal and track switch repairers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$68,400
4.46% 18.93%
2016
$65,350
2.31% -
2015
$63,840
5.01% -
2014
$60,640
8.25% -
2013
$55,640
0.34% -
2012
$55,450
- -

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

The average salaries of signal and track switch repairers in 3 major industry sectors are shown in Table 2. We note that the salaries vary considerably within different industry sectors. The highest paying industry sector for signal and track switch repairers occupations is the federal, state, and local government sector with an annual salary $72,190. The lowest paying sector is the construction sector (annual salary $37,620).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Federal, State, and Local Government
$72,190
Transportation and Warehousing
$66,970
Construction
$37,620

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 $32,370 to $78,710. The highest paying state for signal and track switch repairers is California with a median annual salary of $78,710. The lowest paying state is Minnesota with a median annual salary of $32,370. 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
California
$78,710
Massachusetts
$73,330
Virginia
$73,250
Washington
$72,450
New York
$71,990
Kentucky
$71,790
Indiana
$70,950
Georgia
$70,490
Illinois
$69,590
Wisconsin
$66,970
Michigan
$66,010
Pennsylvania
$65,220
Arkansas
$63,590
New Jersey
$62,470
Arizona
$61,880
Iowa
$61,720
Nebraska
$60,190
Ohio
$60,190
Missouri
$59,710
Kansas
$59,660
Maryland
$58,320
North Dakota
$57,580
Utah
$57,330
Mississippi
$56,320
North Carolina
$55,980
Colorado
$55,810
Idaho
$52,910
Texas
$52,490
Oklahoma
$50,980
Louisiana
$49,340
Alabama
$48,720
Montana
$47,670
Tennessee
$45,190
Florida
$44,530
Minnesota
$32,370



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