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Transportation, Logistics & Distribution

Locomotive Engineers

Drive electric, diesel-electric, steam, or gas-turbine-electric locomotives to transport passengers or freight.

Salary Breakdown

Locomotive Engineers

Average

$54,000

ANNUAL

Entry Level

$39,000

ANNUAL

Mid Level

$58,000

ANNUAL

Expert Level

$77,000

ANNUAL


Projected Jobs

Locomotive Engineers

1,230

Projected job openings through 2028


Top Expected Tasks

Locomotive Engineers


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Locomotive Engineers

Common knowledge, skills & abilities needed to get a foot in the door.

KNOWLEDGE

Transportation

KNOWLEDGE

Public Safety and Security

KNOWLEDGE

English Language

KNOWLEDGE

Education and Training

KNOWLEDGE

Customer and Personal Service

SKILL

Operation and Control

SKILL

Operation Monitoring

SKILL

Active Listening

SKILL

Speaking

SKILL

Critical Thinking

ABILITY

Far Vision

ABILITY

Selective Attention

ABILITY

Control Precision

ABILITY

Response Orientation

ABILITY

Problem Sensitivity


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