Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment Operators

in Massachusetts

Lay, repair, and maintain track for standard or narrow-gauge railroad equipment used in regular railroad service or in plant yards, quarries, sand and gravel pits, and mines. Includes ballast cleaning machine operators and railroad bed tamping machine operators.

Occupation Projection for Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment Operators

Title Employment Change Average Annual Typical education needed for entry
2016 2026 Level Percent Exits Transfers Change Openings
474061  Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment Operators 817 861 44 5.39 % 27 53 84 High school diploma or equivalent 

Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance
Economic Research
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