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Rail Car Repairers

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: $38.22
Statewide median: $25.22


This career pays above the statewide median wage.

Wages for Rail Car Repairers *

Area Low Median High
$24.97 $32.55 $39.16
$30.54 $38.22 $39.42
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN
$23.77 $23.77 $30.54

* "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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In Minnesota, there are 450 workers employed in this very small career.

Where do Rail Car Repairers most often work?


Current Demand

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This career is currently in very low demand.


Future Demand

This career is seeing low growth compared to other careers.

There will be a need for about 1,273 new Rail Car Repairers to meet market demand between 2020-2030. This includes the demand due to replacement (workers leaving the occupation or retiring) as well as growth.


Employment Outlook for Rail Car Repairers
Area Employment Employment Change
2020 2030 Number Percent
U S 21,100 22,200 1,100 5.2%
Minnesota 1,254 1,289 35 2.8%

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