Information About Log Graders And Scalers

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Training

Log graders and scalers need moderate-term on-the-job training.

Degrees for Log graders and scalers
Training for Log Graders And Scalers
Percent
Less than High School 35.8
High School 45.9
Some College 11.2
Associates Degree 3.6
Bachelors Degree 2.6
Masters Degree 0.6
Doctorate or Professional Degree 0.3

Employment

Represents about 5,000 people in the United States- 31.5% of which are self-employed

Employment prospects are down Over the next 5 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 1,000 more.


Hourly Income

On average, log graders and scalers make $16.11 per hour.

Hourly Income Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Log graders and scalers $10.00 $12.30 $15.60 $19.10 $22.70
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations $8.23 $8.66 $9.36 $12.90 $18.60
National Average $8.65 $10.70 $16.50 $26.60 $41.00

Annual Salaries

On average, log graders and scalers make $33,500 per year.

Annual Salary Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Log graders and scalers $20,960 $25,610 $32,440 $39,790 $47,390
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations $17,120 $18,020 $19,460 $27,000 $38,740
National Average $18,000 $22,380 $34,460 $55,470 $85,280

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

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