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Log Chipper Operator Salary
in Delaware, United States

$28,920 (USD)

Average Salary

$14/hr

Average Hourly

$341

Average Bonus

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Log Chipper Operator is $28,920 a year and $14 an hour in Delaware, United States. The average salary range for a Log Chipper Operator is between $22,537 and $34,041. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Delaware, United States.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Operates trailer-mounted grapple-loader and chipping machine to reduce logs and logging waste to wood chips: controls loading boom and power-grapple attachment to pick up logs and place them on feed conveyor.
  • Adjusts speed and opening of feed rolls according to log diameter, and activates feed rolls that pushes log through chipper unit.
  • Monitors gauges and adjusts speed and opening of feed rolls to prevent equipment strain.
  • Replaces defective chipping knives, using wrenches and feeler gauges.
  • May control opening of debarking spuds (tined rotating drums) that remove bark from log before chipping.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2023:
$33,527
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

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Skills

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Log Chipper Operator Job Listings for Delaware, United States

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