2021 Annual Salary, Salary Range, and Highest Paying States and Industries
Signal and Track Switch Repairers install, inspect, test, maintain, or repair electric gate crossings, signals, signal equipment, track switches, section lines, or intercommunications systems within a railroad system.
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- Average salary
- Starting salary
- Salary rank
- Salary range
- Highest paying states
- Highest paying industries
Entry-level Signal and Track Switch Repairers with little to no experience can expect to make anywhere between $47,130 to $65,270 per year or $23 to $31 per hour. Similar to any other job, their salary will increase as they gain experience.
We wanted to make it easy for our readers to compare the salary of Signal and Track Switch Repairers to all the other careers out there. So we created Salary Rank. We compared the salary of all careers then we gave them a rank of A, B, C, or D depending on where their average salary sit in comparison to other careers.
|Highest (Top 10%)||$47||$96,990|
|Senior (Top 25%)||$41||$84,390|
|Middle (Mid 50%)||$37||$76,210|
|Junior (Bottom 25%)||$31||$65,270|
|No experience (Bottom 10%)||$23||$47,130|
Highest paying states
Another simple way to increase your salary as a Signal and Track Switch Repairer is to move to a higher paying state. However moving to a higher paying state like NY doesn’t guarantee that you will make more because the expenses at NY might be much higher than where you are currently living at right now.
According to BLS, the highest paid Signal and Switch Technicians are in the states of NY, NC, IL, VA and CA.
Highest paying industries
|Salary by industry||Annual||Hourly|
|Urban Transit Systems||$65690||$31.58|
|Support Activities for Rail Transportation||$48800||$23.46|