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Log Scaler Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$47,648 (USD)

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Last updated: May 21, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Log Scaler is $47,648 a year and $23 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Log Scaler is between $35,434 and $57,828. 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 Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

  • 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 Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Log Graders and Scalers

Job family population: 3,010

Estimated population of Log Scaler jobs: 1,540

Rate of error: 6.6%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



Skills data not available for this job

Log Scaler Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Senior System Engineer
May 6
Chicago, United States
Silicon Alley Group
... cloud automation, scaling, continuous integration automation and releasechange management ... Log Analytics and Azure Automation) and PowerShell scripts. Upgrade Active Directory Forest ...
Die Maker/Knifer
Apr 10
Chicago, IL, USA
Bernal / Atlas Die / Midway
Maintain a log of time and types of materials used in the construction of all dies. * Maintain ... Required to read micrometers, vernier calipers, scales, or other measuring devices. Equipment ...
Bilingual Quality Assurance Analyst
Apr 26
Our solutions are industry leading and built on the latest web scale, cloud technologies. Our ... log bugs, clarify requirements, validate test plans and release status updates · Effectively ...
Program Analyst
May 10
Des Plaines, IL, USA
Federal Aviation Administration
... scale & grade FV H - ##### Salary $69,453 to $107,655 per year Salary includes locality payment of ... Maintains action log and reports on effective dates, clearance requirements, and other statistics ...
Install and Dismantle Team Lead
Apr 18
Woodridge, IL, USA
General math skills are required, including reading a tape measure, addition, subtraction, multiplication, division and basic geometry, and use of scale ruler. * Ability to accurately record and log ...
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