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Locomotive Engineers

in Massachusetts

Drive electric, diesel-electric, steam, or gas-turbine-electric locomotives to transport passengers or freight. Interpret train orders, electronic or manual signals, and railroad rules and regulations.

All Industry Projections for this Occupation

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Title Employment Change Annual Average Openings Typical education needed for entry
2014 2024 Level Percent Total Growth Replace-
ments
534011  Locomotive Engineers 864 879 15 1.74 % 36 34 High school diploma or equivalent 

Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance
Department Economic Research
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