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Log Chipper Operator Salary
in Boston, Massachusetts

$33,264 (USD)

Average Salary

$16/hr

Average Hourly

$393

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Log Chipper Operator is $33,264 a year and $16 an hour in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. The average salary range for a Log Chipper Operator is between $25,922 and $39,154. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Boston, Massachusetts.

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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 Boston, Massachusetts, 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:
$38,563
5 Year Change:
16 %

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Description: Boston is the capital and most populous city of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the United States. The city proper covers 48 square miles (124 km2) with an estimated population of 694,583 in 2018, making it also the most populous city in New England. Boston is the seat of Suffolk County as well, although the county government was disbanded on July 1, 1999. The city is the economic and cultural anchor of a substantially larger metropolitan area known as Greater Boston, a metropolitan statistical area (MSA) home to a census-estimated 4.8 million people in 2016 and ranking as the tenth-largest such area in the country...

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Log Chipper Operator is $33,264 a year and $16 an hour in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. The average salary range for a Log Chipper Operator is between $25,922 and $39,154. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Boston, Massachusetts.

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