How much does a Yard Jockey make in the United States? The average Yard Jockey salary in the United States is $45,360 as of May 28, 2020, but the range typically falls between $40,972 and $49,591. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.
Yard Jockey operates gasoline or diesel powered tractor trailer combination bringing trailers to loading docks to be unloaded. Backs trailer to loading docks, performs safety checks to secure trailer, opens bay doors, and assists dock workers in loading/unloading trailer. Being a Yard Jockey maintains radio or telephone contact with dispatcher to receive delivery or pick up instructions or to receive notice of changes in scheduled delivery or pick up. May require a high school diploma or its equivalent with. Additionally, Yard Jockey typically reports to a supervisor or manager. The Yard Jockey may require 0-1 year of general work experience. Possesses a moderate understanding of general aspects of the job. Works under the close direction of senior personnel in the functional area. (Copyright 2020 Salary.com)... View full job description
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These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Yard Jockey in the United States. The base salary for Yard Jockey ranges from $40,972 to $49,591 with the average base salary of $45,360. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $41,186 to $49,591 with the average total cash compensation of $45,418.