Union Pacific Switchman Salaries

Updated Dec 23, 2021



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Cash Bonus, Stock Bonus, Profit Sharing, Commission Sharing, Tips have not been reported for this role

How much does a Switchman at Union Pacific make?

The typical Union Pacific Switchman salary is $82,900 per year. Switchman salaries at Union Pacific can range from $69,724 - $85,520 per year. This estimate is based upon 12 Union Pacific Switchman salary report(s) provided by employees or estimated based upon statistical methods. When factoring in bonuses and additional compensation, a Switchman at Union Pacific can expect to make an average total pay of $82,900 per year.


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The average salary for a Switchman is $51,673 per year in United States, which is 37% lower than the average Union Pacific salary of $82,900 per year for this job.

The salary trajectory of a Switchman ranges between locations and employers. The salary starts at $40,544 per year and goes up to $31,783 per year for the highest level of seniority.

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