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Transportation, Logistics & Distribution

Bridge and Lock Tenders

Operate and tend bridges, canal locks, and lighthouses to permit marine passage on inland waterways, near shores, and at danger points in waterway passages.

Salary Breakdown

Bridge and Lock Tenders

Average

$57,130

ANNUAL

$27.47

HOURLY

Entry Level

$48,110

ANNUAL

$23.13

HOURLY

Mid Level

$60,030

ANNUAL

$28.86

HOURLY

Expert Level

$63,170

ANNUAL

$30.37

HOURLY


Projected Jobs

Bridge and Lock Tenders

50

Projected job openings through 2028


Top Expected Tasks

Bridge and Lock Tenders


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Bridge and Lock Tenders

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

KNOWLEDGE

Public Safety and Security

KNOWLEDGE

English Language

KNOWLEDGE

Education and Training

KNOWLEDGE

Telecommunications

KNOWLEDGE

Transportation

SKILL

Monitoring

SKILL

Critical Thinking

SKILL

Active Listening

SKILL

Speaking

SKILL

Social Perceptiveness

ABILITY

Problem Sensitivity

ABILITY

Control Precision

ABILITY

Speech Clarity

ABILITY

Depth Perception

ABILITY

Speech Recognition


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