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Logging Equipment Operators

Drive tractors or other equipment to stack logs, pull stumps, or clear brush.

Quick Facts


Below the statewide median
$19.96 / hour    Read more about wages


Above statewide average
Growth rate:  8.6%    Read more about outlook


High School or less is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Operate forestry equipment.
  • Maintain forestry, hunting, or agricultural equipment.
  • Inspect equipment or facilities to determine condition or maintenance needs.
  • Measure physical characteristics of forestry or agricultural products.
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Job Title Examples:

Logging Equipment Operator
Timber Cutter
Timber Faller

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