Yard Jockey Salary in the United States

How much does a Yard Jockey make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for a Yard Jockey in the United States is $21 as of April 27, 2019, but the range typically falls between $19 and $23. Hourly rate 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.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

Job Description

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 2019 Salary.com)

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  1. This Job:

    Yard Jockey

    0 - 1 years experience
    High School Diploma or Tech Certificate

  2. Up a level:

    Truck Driver - Tractor Trailer

    1 - 3 years experience

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