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What is a Logging Worker?

Occupation Description All logging workers not listed separately.

  • Timber Skidder
  • Shingle Bolt Cutter
  • Third Rigger
  • Groundman
  • Lumber Driver

What Kind of Logging Worker Job Opportunities Are There?

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. The BLS estimates 500 yearly job openings in this field.


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.

Average Logging Workers Salary

Logging Workers make between $24,150 and $58,600 a year.


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

How much do Logging Workers make in each U.S. state?

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


Below are examples of industries where Logging Workers work:



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