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Log Chipper Operator Salary
in Cincinnati, Ohio

$28,187 (USD)

Average Salary

$14/hr

Average Hourly

$333

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 23, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Log Chipper Operator is $28,187 a year and $14 an hour in Cincinnati, Ohio, United States. The average salary range for a Log Chipper Operator is between $21,965 and $33,178. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Cincinnati, Ohio.

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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 Cincinnati, Ohio, 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:
$32,677
5 Year Change:
16 %

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About Cincinnati, Ohio

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Description: Cincinnati ( SIN-sih-NAT-ee) is a major city in the U.S. state of Ohio, and is the government seat of Hamilton County. Settled in 1788, the city is located at the northern side of the confluence of the Licking and Ohio rivers, the latter of which marks the state line with Kentucky. The city is the economic and cultural hub of the Cincinnati metropolitan area, the fastest growing economic power in the Midwestern United States based on increase of economic output, which had a population of 2,190,209 as of the 2018 census estimates. This makes it Ohio's largest metropolitan area and the nation's 28th-largest. With a...

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Log Chipper Operator is $28,187 a year and $14 an hour in Cincinnati, Ohio, United States. The average salary range for a Log Chipper Operator is between $21,965 and $33,178. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Cincinnati, Ohio.

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