"customer service," "facility," and "heavy equipment" aren't the only skills we found yarding supervisors list on their resumes. In fact, there's a whole list of yarding supervisor responsibilities that we found, including:
We've found that 15.6% of yarding supervisors have earned a bachelor's degree. Furthermore, 1.1% earned their master's degrees before becoming a yarding supervisor. While it's true that some yarding supervisors have a college degree, it's generally possible to become one with only a high school degree. In fact, one out of every two yarding supervisors did not spend the extra money to attend college.
Those yarding supervisors who do attend college, typically earn either a business degree or a general studies degree. Less commonly earned degrees for yarding supervisors include a criminal justice degree or a accounting degree.
Once you're ready to become a yarding supervisor, you should explore the companies that typically hire yarding supervisors. According to yarding supervisor resumes that we searched through, yarding supervisors are hired the most by Copart, Koppers, and Advanced Drainage Systems. Currently, Copart has 8 yarding supervisor job openings, while there are 3 at Koppers and 2 at Advanced Drainage Systems.
But if you're interested in companies where you might earn a high salary, yarding supervisors tend to earn the biggest salaries at Advanced Drainage Systems, US LBM, and Universal Forest Products. Take Advanced Drainage Systems for example. The median yarding supervisor salary is $54,169. At US LBM, yarding supervisors earn an average of $47,388, while the average at Universal Forest Products is $36,300. You should take into consideration how difficult it might be to secure a job with one of these companies.
Some other companies you might be interested in as a yarding supervisor include UPS, United States Army, and Iron Mountain. These three companies were found to hire the most yarding supervisors from the top 100 U.S. educational institutions.
For the most part, yarding supervisors make their living in the manufacturing and retail industries. Yarding supervisors tend to make the most in the manufacturing industry with an average salary of $37,472. The yarding supervisor annual salary in the construction and transportation industries generally make $33,191 and $33,179 respectively. Additionally, yarding supervisors who work in the manufacturing industry make 31.5% more than yarding supervisors in the retail Industry.