Locomotive Firers (53-4012)

Occupation description:  Monitor locomotive instruments and watch for dragging equipment, obstacles on rights-of-way, and train signals during run. Watch for and relay traffic signals from yard workers to yard engineer in railroad yard.

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Employment and Job Openings

  Average employment Average annual openings
  2014 estimate2024 projectionPercent change GrowthReplacementTotal
Alaska n/an/an/a n/an/an/a
United States 1,700500 -69.90 7070

Job outlook

  • Alaska: The job outlook for Alaska is not available.


2015 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 26.2217.2320.46 23.3029.9143.55

Labor Force Indicators

2015 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 3
Number of job position postings 0
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 0.0

Typical Entry-level Education, Experience, and/or On-the-job Training

Education: High school diploma or equivalent Work experience: None On-the-job training: Moderate-term on-the-job training