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Yard Laborer Salary

$31,632 (USD)

Average Salary

$15/hr

Average Hourly

$437

Average Bonus

Last updated: November 21, 2019

The average pay for a Yard Laborer is $31,632 a year and $15 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Yard Laborer is between $24,424 and $37,490. 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:
  • Moves and stores material and maintains yard and grounds of paper and pulp plant, performing any combination of following tasks: shovels wood chips, pulpwood, sulfur, and limerock into trucks or onto conveyors.
  • Cleans chips or bark from conveyors; bark, leaves, and twigs from water canal; and burns refuse.
  • Removes driftwood from canal, using hoist.
  • May load waste paper from paper machines into carts.
  • May stack bundles of woodpulp and dump pulp and waste paper into beaters.
  • May dig ditches and install pipelines from railroad tank cars to facilitate unloading of chemicals used in paper manufacture.
Yard Laborer Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand

Job family population: 2,893,180

Estimated population of Yard Laborer jobs: 5,179

Rate of error: 0.7%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$36,670
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 Laborer Job Listings for United States

Scrap Yard Laborer
Nov 18
Albertville, AL, USA
Personnel Staffing, Inc. - Albertville Location
The positions are for a scrap yard environment. Will be dirty & dusty along with working indoor and outdoors. Will be operating forklifts and skid steers along with moving material by shovel and with ...
Yard Laborer
Nov 11
Wilmington, CA, USA
Supra National Express Inc.
Position Summary This position reports to the Yard Coordinator. This role will be responsible for maintaining a safe and continuous container and chassis workflow in our yard. Essential ...
Commerical Outside Yard Laborer
Nov 19
Columbus, OH, USA
Express Employment SE
Enjoy working outside! Monday - Friday 7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. $13.00/hr. PPE Required : Steel Toed Boots - This position is an entry level position and the candidate must be capable and willing to ...
Yard Laborer - Brownsville
Oct 26
Brownsville, Oregon, USA
EXPRESS EMPLOYMENT PROFESSIONALS
Share Top Job Yard Laborer needed for an established utility pole/timber products distributor in Brownsville, OR ! This is a great long-term opportunity for someone who is looking for steady work ...
General Labor/Yard Labor / Equipment Operator
Nov 19
Carmel, NY, USA
Durante Rentals
The essential job duties include operating forklift to maneuver equipment in the yard, load and off load clients and internal delivery drivers, along with placement of equipment inventory in our yard

The average pay for a Yard Laborer is $31,632 a year and $15 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Yard Laborer is between $24,424 and $37,490. 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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Scrap Yard Laborer
Nov 18
Albertville, AL, USA
Personnel Staffing, Inc. - Albertville Location
The positions are for a scrap yard environment. Will be dirty & dusty along with working indoor and outdoors. Will be operating forklifts and skid steers along with moving material by shovel and with ...
Yard Laborer
Nov 11
Wilmington, CA, USA
Supra National Express Inc.
Position Summary This position reports to the Yard Coordinator. This role will be responsible for maintaining a safe and continuous container and chassis workflow in our yard. Essential ...
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