$42,002
Avg. Salary
$15.68
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$777

Bonus

$550

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Yard Foreman is $15.68 per hour.

The average pay for a Yard Foreman is $42,002 per year.

$10.98
10%
$15.68
50%
$21.55
90%
MEDIAN $15.68
$26k
10%
$42k
50%
$71k
90%
MEDIAN $42,002
$26,360 - $71,109
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MEDIAN: $42,002
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$0$71K
Salary $26,360 - $71,109
Bonus $48.94 - $3,606
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $4,470
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$24,836 - $55,579
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 6 Dec 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 108
Hourly Data $0$30
Hourly Rate $10.98 - $21.55
Overtime $16.67 - $30.21
Annual Data $0$55K
Bonus $48.94 - $3,606
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $4,470
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$24,836 - $55,579
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 6 Dec 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 354

Job Description for Yard Foreman

A yard foreman is similar to a manager, but they are usually in charge of both unskilled and skilled laborers. The main responsibility of a yard foreman is to ensure that the workers are performing their tasks correctly and that the laborers are trained to do things safely and efficiently. The yard foreman position usually involves a lot of physical work, as they often assist and instruct laborers in tasks.

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Yard Foreman Tasks

  • Supervise all yard operations for safety, quality, and efficiency.
  • Receive materials and goods, supervise loading and unloading, and maintain an organized, clean yard.
  • Hire, train, evaluate, and schedule personnel to meet production goals.

Common Career Paths for Yard Foreman


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Yard Foreman Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Yard Foreman

Pay by Experience for a Yard Foreman has a positive trend. An entry-level Yard Foreman with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $32,000 based on 114 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Yard Foreman with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $39,000 based on 45 salaries. An experienced Yard Foreman which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 70 salaries. A Yard Foreman with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 18 salaries.

Yard Foreman Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Yard Foreman?

Yard Foreman in Long Beach, California:
"Great area."
Pros: School for children
Cons: Traffic

Yard Foreman in Sumner, Washington:
"It’s good place to work."
Pros: Being in charge at night
Cons: Not enough management staffing

Yard Foreman:
Need to increase pay for yard jockey I work at night from 9:30 pm to 7:30am and there's no night differential pay .some times I go on run in the morning when they don't have drivers which is a good thing but a have to punch out first in stead of staying on the clock.

Yard Foreman in Chandler:
"The work place."
Pros: Interaction with customers helping people make decisions.
Cons: The heat it gets very hot and dusty alot.

Yard Foreman in Baltimore:
"Be Flexible."
My experience as yard foreman is comparable to taking a drink from a fire hose some days. I've had to be flexible and understand priorities and duties can change at any time.

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Key Stats for Yard Foreman

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 106 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
11%

Experience Affects Yard Foreman Salaries

Late-Career
▲20%

Experienced
▲6%

Mid-Career
▲1%

National Average
$38,000

▼16%

Skills That Affect Yard Foreman Salaries


National Average
$38,000

Inventory Management
▼8%

forklift
▼35%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 106 votes.

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 67%
dental benefits
Dental: 49%
vision benefits
Vision: 39%
no benefits
None: 31%