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What Does it Take to Be a Logging Worker?

Position Description All logging workers not listed separately.

  • Brusher
  • Chute Builder
  • Log Roller
  • Limber
  • Boom Stick Man

What Kind of Logging Worker Job Opportunities Are There?

There were about 4,500 jobs for Logging Worker in 2016 (in the United States). There is little to no growth in job opportunities for Logging Worker. There will be an estimated 500 positions for Logging Worker per year.

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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.

Salary for a Logging Worker

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

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

Below is a list of the median annual salaries for Logging Workers 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

Logging Workers Sector

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The table below shows the approximate number of Logging Workers employed by various industries.

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