Locomotive engineers & operators are most often employed by the Rail transportation industry. The average yearly wage for Locomotive engineers & operators was $77,854 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Locomotive engineers & operators by wage are Emergency management directors, Electrical powerline installers & repairers, and Chemists & materials scientists.
Locomotive engineers & operators are part of the Transportation Occupations, along with Supervisors of transportation & material moving workers, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, Air traffic controllers & airfield operations specialists, Flight attendants, Ambulance drivers & attendants, except emergency medical technicians, Bus drivers, Driver/sales workers & truck drivers, Taxi drivers & chauffeurs, Motor vehicle operators, all other, Locomotive engineers & operators, Railroad conductors & yardmasters, Subway, streetcar, & other rail transportation workers, Ship & boat captains & operators, Sailors & marine oilers, & ship engineers, Parking lot attendants, Automotive & watercraft service attendants-, Transportation inspectors, Transportation attendants, except flight attendants, Miscellaneous transportation workers, including bridge & lock tenders & traffic technicians, Crane & tower operators, and Dredge, excavating, & loading machine operators
The top 3 locations that employ the most Locomotive engineers & operators are Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE and Southern Georgia Regional Commission (East & Central) PUMA, GA. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Locomotive engineers & operators are Southwest Nebraska PUMA, NE and Southern Georgia Regional Commission (East & Central) PUMA, GA.