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Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment Operators

Wages & Outlook

 

Typical Wages

Wages listed below are for a variety of experience and education levels. Make sure that you research the typical entry-level education and work experience and training requirements for this occupation.

This career: $26.79
Statewide median: $21.49

 

This career pays above the statewide median wage.


Wages for Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment Operators *

Area Low Median High
U S
$21.24 $27.37 $34.59
Minnesota
$23.59 $26.79 $29.39

* "Low" indicates 25% of workers earn less and 75% earn more.
"Median" indicates 50% of workers earn less and 50% earn more.
"High" indicates 75% of workers earn less and 25% earn more.

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Employment

In Minnesota, there are 300 workers employed in this very small career.

Where do Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment Operators most often work?

 

Current Demand

No data available.

 

Future Demand

This career is high growth compared to other careers.

There will be a need for about 351 new Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment Operators to meet market demand between 2018-2028. This includes the demand due to replacement (workers leaving the occupation or retiring) as well as growth.

 

Employment Outlook for Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment Operators
Area Employment Employment Change
2018 2028 Number Percent
U S 13,900 14,900 900 6.7%
Minnesota 316 331 15 4.7%


Source: You can learn about our data sources in the About Us section.