Norfolk Southern Increases Conductor Trainee Pay to $25 an Hour; Adds Biweekly $300 Incentive

Norfolk Southern Corporation today announced that it has increased Conductor Trainee pay to $25 per hour, with a minimum of $200 in earnings per shift. Additionally, Conductor Trainees are eligible for an on the job training incentive of $300 per bi-weekly pay period, provided they make themselves available to work. Applicants can apply online at

Conductor trainees in priority locations have the opportunity to earn up to $5,000 in starting bonuses. Conductor trainees at the company’s other locations can earn up to $2,500 in starting bonuses. Priority locations include:

  • Bellevue, Ohio
  • Binghamton, New York
  • Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Conway, Pennsylvania
  • Decatur, Illinois
  • Elkhart, Indiana
  • Fort Wayne, Indiana
  • Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
  • Louisville, Kentucky
  • Peru, Indiana
  • Princeton, Indiana
  • Roanoke, Virginia

In their first year, Norfolk Southern conductors earn an average of $67,000, and have the potential to earn more each year as they increase in levels of seniority. They also participate in the Railroad Retirement System and have a 401(k) savings option, best-in-class healthcare coverage, all in addition to other competitive benefits.

-via Press Release

This article was posted on: July 21, 2022