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Life As a Logging Worker

Position Description All logging workers not listed separately.

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Job Opportunities for Logging Workers

In 2016, there was an estimated number of 4,500 jobs in the United States for Logging Worker. There is little to no growth in job opportunities for Logging Worker. Due to new job openings and attrition, there will be an average of 500 job openings in this field each year.


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 do Logging Workers Work?


The table below shows some of the most common industries where those employed in this career field work.



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