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Yardman Statistics in the US

The average employee age for yardmen is 39 years. The yardman workforce reached a whopping 15,856 in 2020!

Among yardmen, we discovered that 3.9% of them are women, while 91.8% are men. The most common race/ethnicity among yardmen is White, which makes up 65.9% of all yardmen. Comparatively, there are 14.9% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 11.5% of the Black or African American ethnicity. Yardmen are also more likely to work at private companies in comparison to public companies. Taking it a step further, yardmen are more likely to find a job in the retail industry.

From where do we know all information about yardman demographics? We analyzed 1,596 yardmen 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.

Yardman Diversity

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

Yardman Ethnic Breakdown

The most common ethnicity among yardmen is White, which makes up 65.9% of all yardmen. Comparatively, there are 14.9% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 11.5% of the Black or African American ethnicity.

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  • White, 65.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino, 14.9%
  • Black or African American, 11.5%
  • Asian, 4.3%
  • Unknown, 2.3%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native, 1.1%

Foreign Languages Spoken By Yardmans

The chart below shows that 61.1% of yardmen speak Spanish. The second-most popular foreign language spoken is Chinese at 11.1% and Russian is the third-most popular at 5.6%.

Job Title
  • Spanish, 61.1%
  • Chinese, 11.1%
  • Russian, 5.6%
  • Mandarin, 5.6%
  • Polish, 5.6%
  • Other, 11.0%

Most Common Degree for Yardman

We assessed our data to determine the typical level of education for yardmen. The most common degree for yardmen is high school diploma. In fact, 39% of yardmen earn that degree. A close second is bachelor's degree with 9% and rounding it off is associate degree with 8%.

Job Title
  • High School Diploma degree, 39%
  • Bachelors degree, 9%
  • Associate degree, 8%
  • Diploma degree, 8%
  • Other Degrees, 36%

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Yardman 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 yardmen.

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

Yardman Gender Over Time

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


Yardman 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 yardmen changed.

  • Unemployment rate

Age Based On Ethnicity And Gender

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


Number Of Years On The Job For Yardman

By looking over 1,596 yardmen resumes, we figured out that the average yardman enjoys staying at their job for 1-2 years for a percentage of 34%.

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Less than one year

1-2 years

3-4 years

5-7 years

8-10 years

11+ years

Yardman Age Breakdown

This chart breaks down the ages of yardman employees. Interestingly enough, the average age of yardmen is 40+ years old, which represents 49% of the population.

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20-30 years

30-40 years

40+ years

Comparing The Gender Ratio of Yardmans with Other Job Titles

We compared this job title with other job titles to see how gender percentages varied. As you can see, brick unloader tender and septic tank installer have the biggest difference in gender.

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Job Titleascdesc
Gift Wrapper15%80%
Gift Packer18%72%
Pill Packer22%72%
Marine Tower Operator96%4%
Septic Tank Installer96%2%
Brick Unloader Tender98%2%
Brick Unloader Tender
Septic Tank Installer
Marine Tower Operator
Pill Packer
Gift Packer
Gift Wrapper

Comparing The LGBT Ratio of Yardmans 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 yardmen.

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Job Titleascdesc
Ross Lift Operator6.56%
Case Filler6.66%
Stone Cleaner8.06%
Compressor Station Operator8.42%
Rubbish Collector8.62%

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How Much Do Women Make Compared To Men As Yardman?

Male Income
Female Income

Yardman Income By Gender And Race/Ethnicity

We found interesting that White men and Hispanic or Latino men make more money compared to others.

  • Male
  • Female
Black or African American
Hispanic or Latino

Yardman 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
High School Diploma or Less$23,888
Bachelor's Degree$24,218
Some College/ Associate Degree$24,287

Yardman Income By Race/Ethnicity And Education

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

    High School Diploma or Less
    Some College/ Associate Degree
    Bachelor's Degree

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    The amount you can make as a yardman can depend on where you live. For example, the highest salary of yardmen is $28,981. Use our chart to find out where that salary is located.

    Where Are Yardmen Located?

    By looking through more than 1,596 resumes, we found that the most popular places for yardmen are NY, New York and GA, Atlanta.

    Number of Yardmen

    Yardman Employment Statistics

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

    Company Size

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

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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 Yardman Work In

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

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    Industry Concentration

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

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