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Log Chipper Operator Salary
in Dallas, Texas

$27,575 (USD)

Average Salary

$13/hr

Average Hourly

$325

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 22, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Log Chipper Operator is $27,575 a year and $13 an hour in Dallas, Texas, United States. The average salary range for a Log Chipper Operator is between $21,488 and $32,457. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Dallas, Texas.

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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 Dallas, Texas, 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:
$31,967
5 Year Change:
16 %

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Description: Dallas () is a city in the U.S. state of Texas and the seat of Dallas County, with portions extending into Collin, Denton, Kaufman and Rockwall counties. With an estimated 2018 population of 1,345,047, it is the ninth most-populous city in the U.S. and third in Texas after Houston and San Antonio. Located in North Texas, the city of Dallas is the main core of the largest metropolitan area in the Southern United States and the largest inland metropolitan area in the U.S. that lacks any navigable link to the sea. It is the most populous city in the Dallas–Fort Worth metroplex, the fourth-largest metropolitan area in...

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Log Chipper Operator is $27,575 a year and $13 an hour in Dallas, Texas, United States. The average salary range for a Log Chipper Operator is between $21,488 and $32,457. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Dallas, Texas.

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