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Log Chipper Operator Salary
in Orlando, Florida

$26,763 (USD)

Average Salary

$13/hr

Average Hourly

$316

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 16, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Log Chipper Operator is $26,763 a year and $13 an hour in Orlando, Florida, United States. The average salary range for a Log Chipper Operator is between $20,856 and $31,501. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Orlando, Florida.

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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.
Log Chipper Operator Job Prevalence in Orlando, Florida, United States

Job family: Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

Job family population: 79,650

Estimated population of Log Chipper Operator jobs: 854

Rate of error: 2.8%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$31,026
5 Year Change:
16 %

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Description: Orlando () is a city in the U.S. state of Florida and the county seat of Orange County. Located in Central Florida, it is the center of the Orlando metropolitan area, which had a population of 2,509,831, according to U.S. Census Bureau figures released in July 2017. These figures make it the 23rd-largest metropolitan area in the United States, the sixth-largest metropolitan area in the Southern United States, and the third-largest metropolitan area in Florida. As of 2015, Orlando had an estimated city-proper population of 280,257, making it the 73rd-largest city in the United States, the fourth-largest city in Florida...

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Log Chipper Operator is $26,763 a year and $13 an hour in Orlando, Florida, United States. The average salary range for a Log Chipper Operator is between $20,856 and $31,501. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Orlando, Florida.

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