Light Rail Operator Career

Job Description: Operate subway or elevated suburban trains with no separate locomotive, or electric-powered streetcar, to transport passengers. May handle fares.

*A job as a Light Rail Operator falls under the broader career category of Subway and Streetcar Operators. The information on this page will generally apply to all careers in this category. We are still seeking more specific information about this career from experts in this field. If you can provide us with more information, .

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Light Rail Operator Career

Salary Info

We do not have salary data for this specific career but we can provide average wages for all careers in the category of Subway and Streetcar Operators

Median Annual Wage

$53,440

Median Hourly Wage

$25.69*

Total Employed Nationally

6,360


Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics 2010 wage data and 2008-2018 employment projections. "Projected growth" represents the estimated change in total employment over the projections period (2008-2018). "Projected job openings" represent openings due to growth and replacement.