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Railroad Conductors and Yardmasters

Coordinate the activities of a train crew or railroad yard workers.

Quick Facts


Above the statewide median
$31.80 / hour    Read more about wages


Growth rate:  -2.1%    Read more about outlook


High School or less is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Review work orders or schedules to determine operations or procedures.
  • Inspect locomotives or other railroad equipment.
  • Communicate with others to coordinate vehicle movement.
  • Receive information or instructions for performing work assignments.
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Operations Manager

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