How much does a Yard Jockey make in the United States? The average Yard Jockey salary in the United States is $46,355 as of May 27, 2021, but the range typically falls between $41,864 and $50,671. 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. 

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25% $41,864 10% $37,776 90% $54,600 75% $50,671 $46,355 50%(Median)
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Perdue Farms - Accomac, VA

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MasterHalco - Ashland, VA

Job Description for Yard Jockey

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 2021 Salary.com)... View full job description

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Fiscal Year Ended in 2019
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City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
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Skills associated with Yard Jockey: Vehicle Safety Checks, DOT Regulations, Vehicle Inspection/Cleaning/Maintenance, Supervises Loading/Unloading Operations

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