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Yard Driver Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$36,170 (USD)

Average Salary

$17/hr

Average Hourly

$564

Average Bonus

Last updated: May 21, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Yard Driver is $36,170 a year and $17 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Yard Driver is between $27,046 and $43,752. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

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 Chicago, Illinois, United States

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

Job family population: 6,140

Estimated population of Yard Driver jobs: 211

Rate of error: 23.4%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$41,932
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

Skills data not available for this job

Yard Driver Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Truck Driver CDL A
Apr 30
Chicago, IL, USA
Brite Logistics, Inc.
Brand new truck and trailers repairing shop in Chicago yard for 8 docks; Comfortable rooms to sleep in driver's lounge; Account loads and some dedicate lanes; Drop and hook; Direct deposit; Hire ...
Local Truck Driver CDLA Spotter Yard Jockey
May 16
Bartlett, IL, USA
Get Fresh Produce
Local Truck Driver CDL A Spotter Yard Jockey Bartlett, IL *OTR and REGIONAL DRIVERS: Get off the road and into a HOME EVERY DAY, HOURLY, STABLE work environment!* **No experience necessary** Average ...
Truck Driver Spotter Position $21.00 hr Will Accept 6 mths Exp
May 16
Romeoville, IL, USA
Dedicated Accounts
LOCAL HOME DAILY, SPOTTER / YARD DRIVER, STARTING AT 2:00 P.M. SUNDAY - THURSDAY OFF FRIDAY AND SATURDAY. IF INTERESTED IN THIS POSITION, YOU NEED TO CALL NOW! 1-800-325-5395 Company Description Call ...
Spotter Yard Jockey CDL A Local Truck Driver
May 16
Bartlett, IL, USA
Get Fresh Produce
Spotter Yard Jockey CDL A Local Truck Driver Bartlett, IL *OTR and REGIONAL DRIVERS: Get off the road and into a HOME EVERY DAY, HOURLY, STABLE work environment!* **No CDL driving experience required
Local CDL A Drivers Intermodal Chicago Rail Yard
May 18
Chicago, IL, USA
Finding Drivers
Number Of Drivers Needed30 day and night * Hiring Area - City/State (to include # of Drivers per Area) If different than City/Zip above * Pay / Compensation Package * Pay - Salary13.05 an hour plus ...
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