How much does a Conductor make?

Updated May 12, 2021

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Employer Size

Experience

$60,202 /yr
Average Base Pay

288 salaries

$38K

Low

$60K

Average

$96K

High

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The national average salary for a Conductor is $60,202 in United States. Filter by location to see Conductor salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 288 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Conductor employees.

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Metropolitan Transportation Authority
3.5

Metropolitan Transportation Authority

Conductor - Hourly

$33

 /hr
Range: $22 - $44
37 salaries
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$22

$44

$22 - $44 Range

Genesee & Wyoming
3.4

Genesee & Wyoming

Conductor - Hourly

$27

 /hr
Range: $17 - $44

$17

$44

$17 - $44 Range

Unitrans
4.2

Unitrans

Conductor - Hourly

$11

 /hr
Range: $9 - $14

$9

$14

$9 - $14 Range

OmniTRAX, Inc.
3

OmniTRAX, Inc.

Conductor - Hourly

$12

 /hr
Range: $8 - $25

$8

$25

$8 - $25 Range

Wheeling & Lake Erie Railway
3.2

Wheeling & Lake Erie Railway

Conductor - Hourly

$23

 /hr
Range: $18 - $30

$18

$30

$18 - $30 Range

New Jersey Transit
3.7

New Jersey Transit

Conductor - Hourly

$24

 /hr
Range: $23 - $26

$23

$26

$23 - $26 Range

Conrail
3.7

Conrail

Conductor

$68,916

 /yr
Range: $51K - $76K

$51K

$76K

$51,317 - $76,066 Range

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Fort Worth & Western Railroad
3

Fort Worth & Western Railroad

Conductor - Hourly

$29

 /hr
Range: $28 - $35

$28

$35

$28 - $35 Range

US Army
3.9

US Army

Conductor - Monthly
About 

$2K -$4K

$2K

$4K

$2,299 - $3,703 Range

SAIC
4

SAIC

Conductor
About 

$85K -$92K

$85K

$92K

$84,911 - $91,529 Range

Herzog Contracting
3.8

Herzog Contracting

Conductor - Hourly
About 

$24 -$27

 hourly

$24

$27

$24 - $27 Range

Florida East Coast Railway
3

Florida East Coast Railway

Conductor - Hourly
About 

$28 -$32

 hourly

$28

$32

$28 - $32 Range

Old Town Trolley
3.2

Old Town Trolley

Conductor - Hourly
About 

$20 -$22

 hourly

$20

$22

$20 - $22 Range

Wisconsin & Southern Railroad
3.8

Wisconsin & Southern Railroad

Conductor - Hourly
About 

$20 -$27

 hourly

$20

$27

$20 - $27 Range

Amazon
3.8

Amazon

Conductor - Hourly
About 

$21 -$23

 hourly

$21

$23

$21 - $23 Range

US Air Force
4.2

US Air Force

Conductor
About 

$68K -$74K

$68K

$74K

$67,564 - $73,668 Range

CGI
3.7

CGI

Conductor - Monthly
About 

$4K -$4K

$4K

$4K

$3,526 - $3,835 Range

Rite Aid
3.3

Rite Aid

Conductor
About 

$63K -$69K

$63K

$69K

$62,992 - $68,742 Range

Georgia-Pacific
3.5

Georgia-Pacific

Conductor
About 

$68K -$75K

$68K

$75K

$68,362 - $74,878 Range

Union Pacific
2.1

Union Pacific

Conductor - Contractor
About 

$70K -$76K

$70K

$76K

$70,007 - $75,695 Range

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Frequently asked questions about Conductor salaries

The average salary for a Conductor is $60,202 in United States. Salaries estimates are based on 288 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Conductor employees in United States.

The highest salary for a Conductor in United States is $96,070 per year.

The lowest salary for a Conductor in United States is $37,725 per year.

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