Yard Manager Statistics in the US

From where do we know all information about yard manager demographics? We analyzed 2,866 yard managers resumes to find out what the average demographics are for the job position. Just to be clear, by demographics we mean the study of population-based factors like age, race, and sex. On top of scouring through resumes, we also took note of job proposals from employers and Census Bureau data. And guess what? We found some pretty interesting information.

Yard Manager Diversity

From race to gender and even age, we found the average demographic information on those who work as yard managers. Keep reading to find out what the results for yard managers were.

Yard Manager Gender Ratio

Among yard managers, 9.2% of them are women compared to 87.5% which are men.

Job Title
  • Male, 87.5%
  • Female, 9.2%
  • Unknown, 3.3%

Yard Manager Ethnic Breakdown

The most common ethnicity among yard managers is White, which makes up 64.1% of all yard managers. Comparatively, there are 16.8% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 10.8% of the Black or African American ethnicity.

Job Title
  • White, 64.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino, 16.8%
  • Black or African American, 10.8%
  • Asian, 5.2%
  • Unknown, 2.3%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.8%

Foreign Languages Spoken By Yard Managers

The chart below shows that 66.7% of yard managers speak Spanish. The second-most popular foreign language spoken is German at 8.3% and Portuguese is the third-most popular at 4.2%.

Job Title
  • Spanish, 66.7%
  • German, 8.3%
  • Portuguese, 4.2%
  • Italian, 4.2%
  • Dutch, 2.1%
  • Other, 14.5%

Yard Manager Race And Ethnicity Over Time

Using the Census Bureau data, we found out how the percentage of each ethnic category trended between 2008-2018 among yard managers.

  • White
  • Asian
  • Hispanic or Latino
  • Black or African American

Yard Manager Gender Over Time

This data shows how men and women predominate in the yard manager position over time.

Male
Female
86%
83%
80%
76%
73%
70%
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018

Yard Manager Unemployment Rate Over Time

The Bureau of Labor Statistics came in clutch when it came down to figuring out how the unemployment rate has changed over time. Between 2008 and 2018, this is how the number of yard managers changed.

  • Unemployment rate

Age Based On Ethnicity And Gender

We determined the average age of yard managers based on ethnicity and gender.

Male
Female

Number Of Years On The Job For Yard Manager

By looking over 2,866 yard managers resumes, we figured out that the average yard manager enjoys staying at their job for 1-2 years for a percentage of 35%.

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Less than one year

1-2 years

3-4 years

5-7 years

8-10 years

11+ years

Yard Manager Age Breakdown

This chart breaks down the ages of yard manager employees. Interestingly enough, the average age of yard managers is 40+ years old, which represents 65% of the population.

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20-30 years

30-40 years

40+ years

Comparing The Gender Ratio of Yard Managers with Other Job Titles

We compared this job title with other job titles to see how gender percentages varied. As you can see, yard foreman and warehouse manager/driver have the biggest difference in gender.

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Job Titleascdesc
Maleasc
Femaleascdesc
Move Coordinator29%66%
Yard Manager88%9%
Warehouse Foreman89%7%
Warehouse Manager/Driver90%5%
Yard Foreman93%4%
Male
Female
100%
75%
50%
25%
0%
Yard Foreman
Warehouse Manager/Driver
Warehouse Foreman
Yard Manager
Move Coordinator
0%
25%
50%
75%
100%

Comparing The LGBT Ratio of Yard Managers with Other Job Titles

After finding the gender ratio, we wondered if the percentages of LGBT persons were different as well. Using the data below, you can see how other job titles compare to yard managers.

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Job Titleascdesc
LGBTasc
Tow Truck Operator6.99%
Traffic Control Specialist7.72%
Motor Coach Operator7.91%
Switchman8.61%
Load Puller8.85%
Yard Manager12.00%
Motor Vehicle Operator13.50%

How Much Do Women Make Compared To Man As Yard Manager?

male-income
Male Income
$27,753
female-income
Female Income
$25,946

Yard Manager Income By Gender And Race/Ethnicity

We found interesting that White men and Asian men make more money compared to others.

  • Male
  • Female
$29,392
$28,644
$27,897
$27,149
$26,402
$25,654
$24,907
Asian
Black or African American
Hispanic or Latino
White

Yard Manager Income By Race/Ethnicity And Education

This chart shows the impact that education has on the income level of different ethnicities.

All Race and Ethnicity
Educationascdesc
Incomeasc
High School Diploma or Less$28,644
Some College/ Associate Degree$29,061
Bachelor's Degree$30,946
Master's Degree$33,036

Yard Manager Income By Race/Ethnicity And Education

This chart shows the impact that education has on the income level of different ethnicities.

  • Asian
  • Black or African American
  • Hispanic or Latino
  • White
$34,435
$33,036
$31,638
$30,239
$28,840
$27,441
$26,043
High School Diploma or Less
Some College/ Associate Degree
Bachelor's Degree
Master's Degree

Yard Manager Heatmaps

Where Are Yard Managers Located?

By looking through more than 2,866 resumes, we found that the most popular places for yard managers are TX, Houston and TX, Odessa.

Number of Yard Managers

Yard Manager Employment Statistics

This section highlights the information we gathered about the types of businesses and industries that employ yard managers. We found that the most common company type is private. In addition, the industry that employs the most yard managers is the manufacturing industry.

Company Size

We created this chart to show you the average size of companies that typically hire yard managers.

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< 50 employees

50 - 100 employees

100 - 500 employees

500 - 1,000 employees

1,000 - 10,000 employees

> 10,000

The Types Of Companies Yard Manager Work In

Employees with the yard manager job title have their preferences when it comes to working for a company. For instance, most yard managers prefer to work at private companies over public companies.

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Private

Public

Government

Education

Industry Concentration

Just based on the number of employees within each industry, we were able to determine the most common industries that employ yard managers. Those industries include manufacturing, retail and construction.

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Retail

Manufacturing

Construction

Transportation

Hospitality

Yard Manager Jobs