Railroad Safety Worker - Federal Salaries of 2018
Pay Rates for "Railroad Safety Worker"How much does a Railroad Safety Worker in the federal government get paid? $94,221.36* *Based on the 2018 average.
Railroad Safety Worker was the 232nd most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2018, with 498 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.
In 2018, the Federal Railroad Administration hired the most employees titled Railroad Safety, with an average salary of $93,296.
Government Railroad Safety jobs are classified under the General Schedule (GS) payscale. 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 occupation includes positions that are involved in developing, administering, or enforcing railroad safety standards and regulations or investigating and preventing railroad accidents. These positions require (1) broad knowledge of railroad operating practices and recordkeeping; (2) practical knowledge of methods used in the installation, maintenance, or manufacture of railroad equipment, signal systems, or track; (3) knowledge of safety practices applicable to the railroad industry and related laws, regulations, and standards; and (4) knowledge of the investigative techniques used in determining the cause of accidents.
Agencies that have hired a Railroad Safety Worker
|Agency||Employees Hired||Average Salary|
|Federal Railroad Administration||486||$93,295.99|
|National Transportation Safety Board||12||$131,699.00|
Railroad Safety Worker Pay Distribution
The average pay for a Railroad Safety Worker is $94,221.36. The highest paid Railroad Safety Worker made $168,315 in 2018.
Common Railroad Safety Worker Payscales
|Payscale||Number of Railroad Safety Employees|
|GS - General Schedule||497|
|ES - Senior Executive Service||1|
|Occupation Family:||2100 TRANSPORTATION GROUP|
Average Railroad Safety Pay Trend from 2004 to 2018
In 2004, the average pay for a Railroad Safety Worker was $75,917. Since then, the average pay has increased to $94,221 in 2018.
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