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Log Scaler Salary

$45,193 (USD)

Average Salary

$22/hr

Average Hourly

$1,152

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 15, 2019

The average pay for a Log Scaler is $45,193 a year and $22 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Log Scaler is between $33,608 and $54,849. On average, an Associate Degree is the highest level of education for a Log Scaler. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Estimates marketable content of logs or pulpwood: measures dimensions of each log or entire loads of pulpwood, using scale stick, tape measure, or other measuring device.
  • Determines total board feet, cordage, or other wood unit, using conversion table.
  • Inspects logs or pulpwood for rot, knots, and other defects, deducts estimated waste from total volume, and records results.
  • May identify logs of substandard or special grade for return to shipper or transfer to other processes.
  • May weigh log trucks before and after unloading, and record weight data and supplier.
  • May tend conveyor chain that moves logs to and from scaling station.
  • May be designated according to work location as deck scaler; landing scaler; pond scaler; or item scaled as pulpwood scaler.
Log Scaler Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Log Graders and Scalers

Job family population: 3,330

Estimated population of Log Scaler jobs: 1,704

Rate of error: 6.0%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$52,391
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Log Scaler Job Listings for United States

Raw Materials Representative (Timber/Forestry)
Nov 13
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Weyerhaeuser
Knowledge and understanding of various log scales and measures; able to determine and use conversion of harvesting and transportation systems, their cost structure and rate determination methods
Scale Operator
Dec 9
Middletown, NY, USA
Sims Metal Management
Log all scrap material and cars shipped out. "Daily Yard Shipping Report" * Responsible for the end ... Experienced in weight or scale operation preferred. Basic math and computer skills necessary. Will ...
Project Coordinator-San Bernadino County
Dec 4
Highland, CA, USA
KHS&S Contractors
Maintain PO log through Plexxis. * When material orders are received, collect original receivers ... scale projects around the globe.
Sr. Staff Software Engineer- Revenue Platforms
Dec 7
Sunnyvale, United States
Twitter Inc.
... scale: we serve over 2+ billion search queries per day, render hundreds of millions of ad impressions, process hundreds of terabytes of log and interaction data daily to drive billions in bottom-line ...
ELK Engineer SME
Nov 18
Springfield, United States
Leidos
Have experience with elastic common schema and scaling of Elastic to support new log types * Have excellent skills with * Ansible or Python scripting, * Linux CENTOS/ Red Hat operating system ...

The average pay for a Log Scaler is $45,193 a year and $22 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Log Scaler is between $33,608 and $54,849. On average, an Associate Degree is the highest level of education for a Log Scaler. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Dec 9
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Sims Metal Management
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