Locomotive Engineer Salaries

450 SalariesUpdated May 7, 2021

Average Base Pay
$89,762 / yr
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How much does a Locomotive Engineer make?

The national average salary for a Locomotive Engineer is $89,762 in United States. Filter by location to see Locomotive Engineer salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 450 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Locomotive Engineer employees.

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Locomotive Engineer

BNSF Railway

$103,333/yr

Range: $51K - $164K

126 salaries

$103,333/yr
$51K$164K

Locomotive Engineer

Union Pacific

$97,257/yr

Range: $53K - $154K

99 salaries

$97,257/yr
$53K$154K

Locomotive Engineer

CSX

$84,117/yr

Range: $46K - $140K

50 salaries

$84,117/yr
$46K$140K

Locomotive Engineer

Norfolk Southern

$92,765/yr

Range: $54K - $117K

42 salaries

$92,765/yr
$54K$117K

Locomotive Engineer

CN

$111,885/yr

Range: $94K - $139K

27 salaries

$111,885/yr
$94K$139K

Locomotive Engineer

Canadian Pacific Railway

$106,412/yr

Range: $58K - $159K

23 salaries

$106,412/yr
$58K$159K

Locomotive Engineer - Hourly

Amtrak

$46/hr

Range: $24 - $71

19 salaries

$46/hr
$24$71

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Locomotive Engineer - Hourly

Genesee & Wyoming

$29/hr

Range: $24 - $37

8 salaries

$29/hr
$24$37

Locomotive Engineer - Hourly

Watco Companies

$24/hr

Range: $20 - $27

6 salaries

$24/hr
$20$27

Locomotive Engineer

Metropolitan Transportation Authority

$82,192/yr

Range: $69K - $148K

5 salaries

$82,192/yr
$69K$148K

Locomotive Engineer - Hourly

New Jersey Transit

$40/hr

Range: $36 - $41

5 salaries

$40/hr
$36$41

Locomotive Engineer

Montana Rail Link

$114,568/yr

Range: $93K - $120K

5 salaries

$114,568/yr
$93K$120K

Locomotive Engineer

Kansas City Southern

$96,978/yr

Range: $80K - $134K

4 salaries

$96,978/yr
$80K$134K

Locomotive Engineer

Herzog Contracting

$106,210/yr

Range: $63K - $126K

3 salaries

$106,210/yr
$63K$126K

Locomotive Engineer

Keolis

$94,500/yr

Range: $88K - $136K

3 salaries

$94,500/yr
$88K$136K

Locomotive Engineer - Hourly

Port Authority of New York and New Jersey

About
$38 - $41hourly

2 salaries

About
$38 - $41hourly
$38$41

Locomotive Engineer - Hourly

Railserve

About
$18 - $21hourly

2 salaries

About
$18 - $21hourly
$18$21

Locomotive Engineer - Hourly

Pan Am Railways

About
$28 - $45hourly

2 salaries

About
$28 - $45hourly
$28$45

Locomotive Engineer - Hourly

Indiana Harbor Belt

About
$34 - $41hourly

2 salaries

About
$34 - $41hourly
$34$41

Locomotive Engineer - Hourly

Wheeling & Lake Erie Railway

About
$19 - $42hourly

2 salaries

About
$19 - $42hourly
$19$42

Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent locomotive engineer salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$120,000
per year
An Engineer in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $120,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
San Francisco, CA Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$66,000
per year
An Engineer in the Tulsa, OK Area area reported making $66,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Tulsa, OK Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$29
hourly
An Engineer in the Tampa, FL Area area reported making $29 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Tampa, FL Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$15
hourly
An Engineering in the Denver, CO Area area reported making $15 per hour
Job Highlights
Denver, CO Area area
Intern
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$90,000
per year
An Engineer in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $90,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Washington, DC Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Government
$158,000
per year
An Engineer in the Richmond, VA Area area reported making $158,000 per year
Additional Pay
$3k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Richmond, VA Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$75,000
per year
An Edison Engineering Development Program in the Milwaukee, WI Area area reported making $75,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Milwaukee, WI Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$120,000
per year
An Engineer in the Columbia, SC Area area reported making $120,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Columbia, SC Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$80,000
per year
An Engineer in the Boston, MA Area area reported making $80,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Boston, MA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
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