How much does a Switchman make?

Updated Jan 24, 2022

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Employer Size

Experience

$51,673 /yr
Average Base Pay

71 salaries

$33K

Low

$52K

Average

$81K

High

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How much does a Switchman make? The national average salary for a Switchman is $51,673 in United States. Filter by location to see Switchman salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 71 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Switchman employees.

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Recent User Submitted Salaries for Switchman in United States of America

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$20

/hrAvg Base Salary

10 days ago by a Switchman with 4 to 6 years of experience

$19

/hrAvg Base Salary

27 days ago by a Switchman with less than one year of experience

$7,000

/moAvg Base Salary

36 days ago by a Switchman with 7 to 9 years of experience

$34

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83 days ago by a Switchman with 10 to 14 years of experience

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$17

/hrAvg Base Salary

88 days ago by a Switchman with 1 to 3 years of experience

$65,640

/yrAvg Base Salary

94 days ago by a Switchman with 10 to 14 years of experience

$80,788

/yrAvg Base Salary

101 days ago by a Switchman with more than 15 years of experience

$21

/hrAvg Base Salary

107 days ago by a Switchman with 4 to 6 years of experience

$55,542

/yrAvg Base Salary

114 days ago by a Switchman with 10 to 14 years of experience

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Petroleum Service Corporation
3.4

Petroleum Service Corporation

Switchman - Hourly

$21

 /hr
Range: $17 - $31

$17

$31

$17 - $31 Range

Union Pacific
2

Union Pacific

Switchman

$82,900

 /yr
Range: $70K - $86K

$70K

$86K

$69,724 - $85,520 Range

Savage
3.6

Savage

Switchman - Hourly

$22

 /hr
Range: $17 - $32

$17

$32

$17 - $32 Range

Genesee & Wyoming
3.6

Genesee & Wyoming

Switchman - Hourly

$18

 /hr
Range: $16 - $25

$16

$25

$16 - $25 Range

BNSF Railway
3

BNSF Railway

Switchman

$74,880

 /yr
Range: $66K - $81K

$66K

$81K

$65,640 - $81,260 Range

Railserve
3.2

Railserve

Switchman - Hourly

$20

 /hr
Range: $17 - $25

$17

$25

$17 - $25 Range

Watco Companies
3.5

Watco Companies

Switchman - Hourly

$19

 /hr
Range: $18 - $179

$18

$179

$18 - $179 Range

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Montana Rail Link
3.4

Montana Rail Link

Switchman - Hourly

$32

 /hr
Range: $30 - $34

$30

$34

$30 - $34 Range

R. J. Corman Railroad Group
3.3

R. J. Corman Railroad Group

Switchman - Hourly
About 

$13 -$15

 hourly

$13

$15

$13 - $15 Range

RESCAR
2.8

RESCAR

Switchman - Hourly
About 

$18 -$21

 hourly

$18

$21

$18 - $21 Range

Trans Global Solutions
2.9

Trans Global Solutions

Switchman - Hourly
About 

$18 -$21

 hourly

$18

$21

$18 - $21 Range

Cando Rail Services
3.1

Cando Rail Services

Switchman - Hourly
About 

$19 -$24

 hourly

$19

$24

$19 - $24 Range

US Army
3.8

US Army

Switchman - Monthly
About 

$3K -$4K

$3K

$4K

$3,282 - $3,547 Range

AT&T
3.7

AT&T

Switchman
About 

$88K -$97K

$88K

$97K

$88,004 - $96,982 Range

Goodyear
3.7

Goodyear

Switchman - Hourly
About 

$12 -$13

 hourly

$12

$13

$12 - $13 Range

CSX
2.6

CSX

Switchman
About 

$77K -$84K

$77K

$84K

$77,379 - $83,844 Range

Chicago Transit Authority
3.5

Chicago Transit Authority

Switchman - Hourly
About 

$35 -$38

 hourly

$35

$38

$35 - $38 Range

ITS ConGlobal
3.5

ITS ConGlobal

Switchman - Hourly
About 

$19 -$20

 hourly

$19

$20

$19 - $20 Range

Delta Faucet Company
3.8

Delta Faucet Company

Switchman - Hourly
About 

$16 -$18

 hourly

$16

$18

$16 - $18 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Switchman salaries

The national average salary for a Switchman is $51,673 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Switchman salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 71 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Switchman employees.

The highest salary for a Switchman in United States is $80,621 per year.

The lowest salary for a Switchman in United States is $33,119 per year.

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