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Locomotive Engineer - Federal Salaries of 2020

Pay Rates for "Locomotive Engineer"

How much does a Locomotive Engineer in the federal government get paid? $52,196.00* *Based on the 2020 average.

Locomotive Engineer was the 567th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2020, with 1 employed. The most common payscale was the nonsupervisory pay schedules - federal wage system payscale.

In 2020, the National Park Service hired the most employees titled Locomotive Engineering, with an average salary of $52,196.

Government Locomotive Engineering jobs are classified under the Federal Wage Schedule, Wage Grade (FWS) payscale. The minimum paygrade for a Locomotive Engineering job is FWS-9, and the highest paygrade that can be attained within this job series is FWS-9. Remember that the starting and maximum yearly pay listed above reflect base pay only - your actual salary will be higher based on the Locality Pay Adjustment for the area in which you work.

Job Description

This standard is used to grade the nonsupervisory work of operating all types of locomotives and trains to transport supplies, equipment, conveyances, and personnel. This work requires skill in operating locomotives under various conditions, and knowledge of the layout of a track system and the safety, signaling, and track use requirements or restrictions in various areas of operation.

Agencies that have hired a Locomotive Engineer

Agency Employees Hired Average Salary
National Park Service 1 $52,196.00

Locomotive Engineer Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Locomotive Engineer is $52,196.00. The highest paid Locomotive Engineer made $52,196 in 2020.

Common Locomotive Engineer Payscales

Payscale Number of Locomotive Engineering Employees
WG - Nonsupervisory Pay Schedules - Federal Wage System 1

Starting Paygrade: $27.93 to $10.61 / hour at paygrade FWS-9
Maximum Paygrade: $27.93 to $10.61 / hour at paygrade FWS-9

Other Jobs at the FWS-9 Paygrade

FWS-9 is the starting paygrade for Locomotive Engineering jobs. Here are some other Federal Government jobs that can be held by employees at the FWS-9 paygrade.

Occupation Starting Paygrade Maximum Paygrade
Metal Forming Machine OperatingFWS-6FWS-10
Offset Press OperatingFWS-7FWS-11
Railroad Maintenance Vehicle OperatingFWS-5FWS-9
Utility Systems OperatingFWS-9FWS-9
Crane OperatingFWS-7FWS-11

Average Locomotive Engineering Pay Trend from 2004 to 2020

In 2004, the average pay for a Locomotive Engineer was $41,385. Since then, the average pay has increased to $52,196 in 2020.

Data Sources

The information provided on these pages is sourced from the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Enterprise Human Resources Integration (EHRI) dataset. Postal Service data is managed exclusively by the USPS . All information is displayed unmodified and as provided by the source agency.

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The series code of this occupation is 5737.

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