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Yard Patroller Salary
in Virginia, United States

$59,107 (USD)

Average Salary

$28/hr

Average Hourly

$1,259

Average Bonus

Last updated: February 19, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Yard Patroller is $59,107 a year and $28 an hour in Virginia, United States. The average salary range for a Yard Patroller is between $42,873 and $72,577. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Virginia, United States.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Guards, patrols, and polices railroad yards, stations, and other facilities to protect company property.
  • Examines credentials of persons desiring entrance to unauthorized areas.
  • Patrols yards to apprehend unauthorized persons and remove them from yard.
  • Walks about stations or terminal to maintain order.
  • Polices right-of-way to prevent dumping of rubbish on company grounds.
  • Arrests persons dumping rubbish on grounds.
  • Cooperates with local law enforcement agencies in apprehending trespassers or thieves.
  • May record seal numbers of boxcars containing high pilferage items, such as cigarettes and liquor, and verify record with electronic data processing list of original seal and car numbers to detect pilfered cars.
  • May seal empty boxcars by twisting nails in door hasps, using nail twister.
  • May be designated according to assigned post.
Yard Patroller Job Prevalence in Virginia, United States

Job family: Transit and Railroad Police

Job family population: 5,520

Estimated population of Yard Patroller jobs: 2,613

Rate of error: 7.1%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$68,521
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

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Yard Patroller Job Listings for Virginia, United States

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