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Life As a Logging Worker

Job Description & Duties All logging workers not listed separately.

Types of Logging Worker

  • Tree Trimmer
  • Hostler
  • Scavenger
  • Straw Boss
  • Chute Greaser

Logging Worker Job Outlook

In the United States, there were 4,500 jobs for Logging Worker in 2016. There is little to no growth in job opportunities for Logging Worker. Due to new job openings and attrition, there will be an average of 500 job openings in this field each year.


The states with the most job growth for Logging Worker are Oregon, Alaska, and Arizona. Watch out if you plan on working in Georgia, Connecticut, or Idaho. These states have the worst job growth for this type of profession.

Do Logging Workers Make A Lot Of Money?

The typical yearly salary for Logging Workers is somewhere between $24,150 and $58,600.


Logging Workers who work in Idaho, Washington, or California, make the highest salaries.

How much do Logging Workers make in different U.S. states?

State Annual Mean Salary
Alabama $33,550
Arkansas $33,690
California $48,260
Georgia $36,650
Idaho $58,230
Louisiana $29,200
Michigan $53,160
New York $28,920
Ohio $32,500
Oregon $41,930
South Carolina $52,860
Tennessee $27,310
Texas $25,730
Vermont $23,860
Washington $48,000

Where Logging Workers Are Employed


The table below shows some of the most common industries where those employed in this career field work.



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