Locomotive Engineer - Federal Salaries of 2017
Pay Rates for "Locomotive Engineer"How much does a Locomotive Engineer in the federal government get paid? $44,724.00* *Based on the 2017 average.
Locomotive Engineer was the 573rd most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2017, with 1 employed. The most common payscale was the nonsupervisory pay schedules - federal w payscale.
In 2017, the National Park Service hired the most employees titled Locomotive Engineering, with an average salary of $44,724.
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.
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||$44,724.00|
Locomotive Engineer Pay Distribution
The average pay for a Locomotive Engineer is $44,724.00. The highest paid Locomotive Engineer made $44,724 in 2017.
Common Locomotive Engineer Payscales
|Payscale||Number of Locomotive Engineering Employees|
|WG - Nonsupervisory Pay Schedules - Federal W||1|
|Starting Paygrade:||$11.11 to $25.24 / hour at paygrade FWS-9|
|Maximum Paygrade:||$11.11 to $25.24 / hour at paygrade FWS-9|
|Occupation Family:||TRANSPORTATION/MOBILE EQUIPMENT OPERATION FAMILY|
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 Operating||FWS-6||FWS-10|
|Offset Press Operating||FWS-7||FWS-11|
|Railroad Maintenance Vehicle Operating||FWS-5||FWS-9|
|Utility Systems Operating||FWS-9||FWS-9|
Average Locomotive Engineering Pay Trend from 2004 to 2017
In 2004, the average pay for a Locomotive Engineer was $41,385. Since then, the average pay has increased to $44,724 in 2017.
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