Yard Foreman Salary

Men represent the vast majority of Yard Foremans in the United States. People in this role can earn an average of $15.94 per hour nationwide. In the world of Yard Foremans, total cash compensation can vary between $25K and $60K. Each package generally includes bonuses and profit sharing proceeds, and in exceptional cases, those amounts can reach heights of $3K and $2K, respectively. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — slightly less than a third lack coverage. On the flip side, more than half have medical insurance and about one-half receive dental plans. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Yard Foremans. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$28,864 - $72,282
$29K
$45K
$72K
MEDIAN: $45,324
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$10.50 - $21.50
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$0$72K
Salary $28,864 - $72,282
Bonus $0.00 - $3,575
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $3,109
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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$24,792 - $58,069
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Apr 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 110
Hourly Data $0$30
Hourly Rate $10.50 - $21.50
Overtime $16.54 - $30.60
Annual Data $0$58K
Bonus $0.00 - $3,575
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $3,109
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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$24,792 - $58,069
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Apr 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 325

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.

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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.

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Key Stats for Yard Foreman

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 98 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
9%

Experience Affects Yard Foreman Salaries

Late-Career
▲17%

Experienced
▲3%

National Average
$40,000

Mid-Career
▼2%

▼18%

Skills That Affect Yard Foreman Salaries


National Average
$40,000

Inventory Management
▼11%

forklift
▼37%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 98 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 70%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
vision benefits
Vision: 38%
no benefits
None: 29%