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Livestock Yard Attendant Salary
in Knoxville, Tennessee

$22,390 (USD)

Average Salary

$11/hr

Average Hourly

$244

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 16, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Livestock Yard Attendant is $22,390 a year and $11 an hour in Knoxville, Tennessee, United States. The average salary range for a Livestock Yard Attendant is between $17,767 and $26,013. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Knoxville, Tennessee.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Cares for livestock, performing any combination of the following tasks: bedding, feeding, watering, loading, weighing, marking, and segregating livestock.
  • Feeds grains, hay, and prepared feed and waters livestock according to schedule.
  • Opens gates and drives livestock to scales, pens, trucks, railcars, and holding and slaughtering areas according to instructions, using electric prod and whip.
  • Weighs animals and records weight.
  • Segregates animals according to weight, age, color, and physical condition.
  • Marks livestock to identify ownership and grade, using brands, tags, paint, or tattoos.
  • Cleans ramps, scales, trucks, railcars, and pens, using hose, fork, shovel, and rake.
  • Scatters new bedding material, such as sawdust and straw, in pens, railcars, and trucks.
  • May vaccinate, apply liniment, drench, isolate, and mark animals to effect disease control program.
  • May make routine repairs and perform general maintenance duties in stockyard.
Livestock Yard Attendant Job Prevalence in Knoxville, Tennessee, United States

Job family: Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

Job family population: 35,460

Estimated population of Livestock Yard Attendant jobs: 1,964

Rate of error: 2.6%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$25,957
5 Year Change:
16 %

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About Knoxville, Tennessee

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Description: Knoxville is a city in the U.S. state of Tennessee, and the county seat of Knox County. As of the 2010 census, the city has a population of 178,874, and is Tennessee's third largest city after Nashville and Memphis. Knoxville is the principal city of the Knoxville Metropolitan Statistical Area, which was 868,546 in 2015.First settled in 1786, Knoxville was the first capital of Tennessee. The city struggled with geographic isolation throughout the early 19th century. The arrival of the railroad in 1855 led to an economic boom. During the Civil War, the city was bitterly divided over the secession issue, and was occupied...

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Livestock Yard Attendant is $22,390 a year and $11 an hour in Knoxville, Tennessee, United States. The average salary range for a Livestock Yard Attendant is between $17,767 and $26,013. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Knoxville, Tennessee.

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