BNSF Railway Salaries in the United States

Salary estimated from 3,047 employees, users, and past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 36 months. Last updated: August 12, 2018
Popular JobsAverage SalarySalary Distribution
75 salaries reported
$73,363 per year
  • Most Reported
$21,000
$136,000
118 salaries reported
$25.96 per hour
$13.30
$40.05
103 salaries reported
$25.90 per hour
$13.30
$40.05
87 salaries reported
$27.66 per hour
$13.30
$40.05
69 salaries reported
$22.52 per hour
$11.55
$43.10
Installation & MaintenanceAverage SalarySalary Distribution
87 salaries reported
$27.66 per hour
  • Most Reported
$13.30
$40.05
118 salaries reported
$25.96 per hour
$13.30
$40.05
103 salaries reported
$25.90 per hour
$13.30
$40.05
30 salaries reported
$25.84 per hour
$13.30
$40.05
7 salaries reported
$6,433 per month
$2,217
$6,675
ManagementAverage SalarySalary Distribution
29 salaries reported
$63,515 per year
  • Most Reported
$32,000
$121,000
12 salaries reported
$84,607 per year
$32,000
$121,000
8 salaries reported
$68,910 per year
$32,000
$121,000
9 salaries reported
$74,500 per year
$32,000
$121,000
5 salaries reported
$68,469 per year
$32,000
$121,000
ConstructionAverage SalarySalary Distribution
69 salaries reported
$22.52 per hour
  • Most Reported
$11.55
$43.10
21 salaries reported
$21.47 per hour
$11.55
$43.10
3 salaries reported
$207 per day
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3 salaries reported
$86,112 per year
Min and max salaries are hidden when we have fewer than 5 salaries
Software DevelopmentAverage SalarySalary Distribution
9 salaries reported
$91,408 per year
  • Most Reported
$26,000
$162,000
10 salaries reported
$92,087 per year
$26,000
$162,000
7 salaries reported
$4,075 per month
$2,167
$13,500
8 salaries reported
$112,794 per year
$26,000
$162,000
5 salaries reported
$49,748 per year
$26,000
$162,000
Information Design & DocumentationAverage SalarySalary Distribution
$4,156 per month
  • Most Reported
$2,750
$12,333
15 salaries reported
$79,445 per year
$33,000
$148,000
8 salaries reported
$87,585 per year
$33,000
$148,000
6 salaries reported
$91,350 per year
$33,000
$148,000
$106,944 per year
$33,000
$148,000
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Salary satisfaction

79%
Most people think they are paid fairly at BNSF Railway
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Common benefits at BNSF Railway

  • 401K Plan
  • Dental Insurance
  • Employee Discounts
  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
Benefit information is collected from job descriptions and reviews about BNSF Railway on indeed.com.
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What people say about working at BNSF Railway

  • Carman apprentice

    4.0
    I'm carman apprentice at bnsf been here about 3 months its good job but u gotta put in the time its a race from to beat the other apprentices to u jurneyman start date. But other then its good u will start out in the shop for a month or so then the y...
    Carman apprentice (Current Employee)
    Minot, ND - August 7, 2018
  • Railroads provide great careers for the right individuals

    3.0
    I enjoyed working at BNSF. I worked OTR which is an on call position. The work is not stressful and the pay is good. There are many different positions available.
    Freight Train Engineer & Conductor (Former Employee)
    Kansas City, KS - July 24, 2018
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