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Rail Car Repairers

Repair railroad cars.

Quick Facts


Above the statewide median
$38.22 / hour    Read more about wages


Below statewide average
Growth rate:  5.2%    Read more about outlook


High School or less is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Inspect completed work to ensure proper functioning.
  • Inspect mechanical components of vehicles to identify problems.
  • Inspect structural components of vehicles to identify problems.
  • Inspect vehicles to determine overall condition.
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