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Yard Driver Salary

$34,486 (USD)

Average Salary

$17/hr

Average Hourly

$538

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 10, 2019

The average pay for a Yard Driver is $34,486 a year and $17 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Yard Driver is between $25,786 and $41,715. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Drives trucks or tractors at vehicle parking, yard, or docking areas to move, position, or park trucks or trailers to facilitate shipping and receiving functions.
  • Hooks, unhooks, and moves trucks to and from the Service Department and around dock area for a motor freight transportation company, using an industrial tractor.
  • Spots or positions loaded and unloaded trailers at assigned dock space for unloading or loading.
  • Connects loaded semitrailers to tractors for tractor-trailer-truck driver.
Yard Driver Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Rail Yard Engineers, Dinkey Operators, and Hostlers

Job family population: 5,690

Estimated population of Yard Driver jobs: 196

Rate of error: 13.4%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$39,979
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or simply America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), it is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe. Most of the country is located in central North America between Canada and Mexico. With an estimated population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the...

Yard Driver Job Listings for United States

Class A Yard driver needed (FULL TIME)
Dec 2
Ontario, CA, USA
Cornerstone Staffing Solutions
Cornerstone has a great new opportunity for Class A Yard Drivers in Ontario. We provide a variety of top notch positions to place you in the right company and be home every-day. Summary Of Position
Truck Driver CDL A - Yard Driver | Perris, CA - a7f9a9f1
Nov 5
Perris, CA, USA
Transforce
Job Posting Detail Apply Now Truck Driver CDL A - Yard Driver | Perris, CA Home Time Frequency: Daily Average Weekly Pay: $1,000 Hourly Rate: $19.00 Average Hours Per Week: 50-60 Shift: 2nd Shift ...
Yard Driver CDL, Class A, Part Time - Macy's Supply Chain: Hayward, CA
Dec 6
Hayward, United States
Macy's
Education/Experience: • CDL License required. • Must be able to move trailers up to 53 feet in length quickly in tight conditions. • Working knowledge of yard tractors trailers and dollies in ...
Class A CDL - Yard Jockey / Shuttle / Night Position / $22
Dec 4
Dallas, TX, USA
Casual Driver Leasing Services
Job Description: Class A CDL Yard Jockey / Shuttle Driver needed in the Dallas area. * Night ... Good work history Driver Requirements: * 25 years of age * 2 years recent verifiable tractor ...
Spotter/Yard Driver 4th Shift
Oct 30
Riverdale, IL, USA
Tradebe Environmental Services, LLC
: Overview Tradebe is an international leader in waste reclamation and recycling solutions managing more than two million tons of waste annually, recycling 60% of that waste. Providing environmental ...

The average pay for a Yard Driver is $34,486 a year and $17 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Yard Driver is between $25,786 and $41,715. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Class A Yard driver needed (FULL TIME)
Dec 2
Ontario, CA, USA
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Cornerstone has a great new opportunity for Class A Yard Drivers in Ontario. We provide a variety of top notch positions to place you in the right company and be home every-day. Summary Of Position
Truck Driver CDL A - Yard Driver | Perris, CA - a7f9a9f1
Nov 5
Perris, CA, USA
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Job Posting Detail Apply Now Truck Driver CDL A - Yard Driver | Perris, CA Home Time Frequency: Daily Average Weekly Pay: $1,000 Hourly Rate: $19.00 Average Hours Per Week: 50-60 Shift: 2nd Shift ...
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