How Much Do Transit and Railroad Police Make in 2021 (including Starting Salary)

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2021 Annual Salary, Salary Range, and Highest Paying States and Industries

Transit and Railroad Police

Transit and Railroad Police protect and police railroad and transit property, employees, or passengers.

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Table of contents
  1. Average salary
  2. Starting salary
  3. Salary rank
  4. Salary range
  5. Highest paying states
  6. Highest paying industries

Average salary

Annual salary
$71000 per year
Hourly wage
$34 per hour

Starting salary

Entry-level annual salary
$44,520 to $54,080 per year
Entry-level hourly wage
$21 to $26 per hour

Entry-level Transit and Railroad Police with little to no experience can expect to make anywhere between $44,520 to $54,080 per year or $21 to $26 per hour. Similar to any other job, their salary will increase as they gain experience.

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Salary rank

Salary rank

We wanted to make it easy for our readers to compare the salary of Transit and Railroad Police 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.

Salary range

Level Hourly Annual
Highest (Top 10%) $48 $99,050
Senior (Top 25%) $40 $83,360
Middle (Mid 50%) $35 $72,580
Junior (Bottom 25%) $26 $54,080
No experience (Bottom 10%) $21 $44,520

Highest paying states

State Hourly Annual
OH $37 $77,840
IL $37 $77,770
NV $37 $77,480
NJ $37 $76,320
MN $36 $74,270
GA $34 $70,380
NY $34 $70,230
CA $32 $66,540
TX $32 $65,820
FL $31 $64,840

Another simple way to increase your salary as a Transit and Railroad Police is to move to a higher paying state. However moving to a higher paying state like OH doesn’t guarantee that you will make more because the expenses at OH might be much higher than where you are currently living at right now.

According to BLS, the highest paid Transit and Railroad Police are in the states of OH, IL, NV, NJ and MN.

Highest paying industries

Salary by industry Annual Hourly
Rail Transportation $74890 $36.00
State Government $72100 $34.67
Local Government $69980 $33.64

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