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Log Graders and Scalers

Estimate how much marketable value a log has.

Quick Facts


National Data
$22.50 / hour    Read more about wages


National Data
Growth rate:  7.7%    Read more about outlook


High School or less is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Evaluate log quality.
  • Record agricultural or forestry inventory data.
  • Measure physical characteristics of forestry or agricultural products.
  • Communicate with other workers to coordinate activities.
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Job Title Examples:

Log Buyer
Log Yard Manager

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