Training Requirements for Log Graders And Scalers

Log graders and scalers need a high school diploma or equivalent and moderate-term on-the-job training.

Degrees for Log graders and scalers
Percent
Less than High School 31.7
High School 47.2
Some College 12.4
Associates Degree 3.3
Bachelors Degree 3.8
Masters Degree 1.5
Doctorate or Professional Degree 0.2

Employment Outlook for Log Graders And Scalers

This represents about 3,000 people in the United States.

Over the next 10 years there will be aproximately 0 less log graders and scalers but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 0 more.

Typical Income for Log Graders And Scalers

Hourly Income

On average,log graders and scalers make $18.34 per hour.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Log graders and scalers $11.34 $14.12 $17.83 $22.03 $25.54
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations $9.32 $10.01 $11.30 $14.87 $20.60
Forest, conservation, and logging workers $10.25 $13.55 $17.55 $22.23 $27.37
Logging workers $11.44 $14.48 $18.07 $22.68 $27.93
National Average $9.27 $11.60 $17.81 $28.92 $45.45

Annual Salaries

On average, log graders and scalers make $38,150 per year.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Log graders and scalers $23,590 $29,370 $37,090 $45,820 $53,110
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations $19,380 $20,810 $23,510 $30,930 $42,860
Forest, conservation, and logging workers $21,330 $28,180 $36,510 $46,240 $56,930
Logging workers $23,790 $30,120 $37,590 $47,180 $58,080
National Average $19,290 $24,140 $37,040 $60,150 $94,540

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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