SOC Code 53-4031 - Railroad Conductors and Yardmasters

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Coordinate activities of switch-engine crew within railroad yard, industrial plant, or similar location. Conductors coordinate activities of train crew on passenger or freight trains. Yardmasters review train schedules and switching orders and coordinate activities of workers engaged in railroad traffic operations, such as the makeup or breakup of trains and yard switching.


SOC Code 53-4031 - Railroad Conductors and Yardmasters is a a final level code of the “Transportation and Material Moving Occupations” Major Occupation Category. There are 45,710 total employees classified in this occupation in the USA, with an average Hourly Wage of $32.86 and average Annual Wage of $68,350.

Occupation Examples

  • Freight Conductor
  • Passenger Car Conductor
  • Train Conductor
  • Yard Conductor

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