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Railroad Repairman - Federal Salaries of 2008

Pay Rates for "Railroad Repairman"

How much does a Railroad Repairman in the federal government get paid? $45,872.00* *Based on the 2008 average.

Railroad Repairman was the 626th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2008, with 1 employed. The most common payscale was the nonsupervisory pay schedules - federal w payscale.

In 2008, the National Park Service hired the most employees titled Railroad Repairing, with an average salary of $45,872.

Government Railroad Repairing jobs are classified under the Federal Wage Schedule, Wage Grade (FWS) payscale. The minimum paygrade for a Railroad Repairing job is FWS-5, and the highest paygrade that can be attained within this job series is FWS-8. 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 covers the nonsupervisory work involved in installing, removing, aligning, maintaining, and repairing rails, ties, ballast, switches, frogs, joints and other parts of railroad tracks and roadbeds using hand operated power tools and other manually operated equipment. The work requires a knowledge of the layout and maintenance requirements of tracks, roadbeds, and their parts, and ability to find and repair defects in them using specialized railroad maintenance equipment.

Agencies that have hired a Railroad Repairman

Agency Employees Hired Average Salary
National Park Service 1 $45,872.00

Railroad Repairman Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Railroad Repairman is $45,872.00. The highest paid Railroad Repairman made $45,872 in 2008.

Common Railroad Repairman Payscales

Payscale Number of Railroad Repairing Employees
WG - Nonsupervisory Pay Schedules - Federal W 1

Starting Paygrade: $22.47 to $9.25 / hour at paygrade FWS-5
Maximum Paygrade: $10.68 to $28.58 / hour at paygrade FWS-8

Other Jobs at the FWS-5 Paygrade

FWS-5 is the starting paygrade for Railroad Repairing jobs. Here are some other Federal Government jobs that can be held by employees at the FWS-5 paygrade.

Occupation Starting Paygrade Maximum Paygrade
Small Craft OperatingFWS-4FWS-12
Explosives OperatingFWS-4FWS-8
Mobile Equipment ServicingFWS-1FWS-6
Motion Picture ProjectionFWS-5FWS-7

Average Railroad Repairing Pay Trend from 2004 to 2008

In 2004, the average pay for a Railroad Repairman was $40,571. Since then, the average pay has increased to $45,872 in 2008.

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 3546.

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