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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.

Occupation Projection for Locomotive Engineers

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Code
Title Employment Change Average Annual Typical education needed for entry
2016 2026 Level Percent Exits Transfers Change Openings
534011  Locomotive Engineers 207 212 2.42 % 12 17 High school diploma or equivalent 

Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance
Economic Research
This workforce product was funded by a grant awarded by the U.S. Department of Labor's Employment and Training Administration. (more...)