Locomotive Firer Career

Job Description: Monitor locomotive instruments and watch for dragging equipment, obstacles on rights-of-way, and train signals during run. Watch for and relay traffic signals from yard workers to yard engineer in railroad yard.


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Locomotive Firer Career

Salary Info

Median Annual Wage

$63,750

Median Hourly Wage

$30.65*

Total Employed Nationally

1,210


Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics May 2016 wage data and 2016-2026 employment projections. "Projected growth" represents the estimated change in total employment over the projections period (2016-2026). "Projected job openings" represent openings due to growth and replacement.