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Log Truck Driver Salary

$45,274 (USD)

Average Salary

$22/hr

Average Hourly

$1,068

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 05, 2019

The average pay for a Log Truck Driver is $45,274 a year and $22 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Log Truck Driver is between $33,668 and $54,947. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Log Truck Driver. 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:
  • Drives truck, equipped with long-tongued trailer, to haul logs from forest to mill or storage yard: maneuvers truck into loading position according to signals from loading crew.
  • Fastens chain or cable binders around logs to secure load on trailer during transit.
  • May release binders and start power hoist to dump logs.
  • May assist in loading and unloading logs, using crane hook or cant hook.
  • May raise empty trailer to carrying position on truck bed, using hoist, for deadhead (empty) trip to forest.
  • May steer trailer from cab attached to rear end of log trailer and be designated trailer steerer.
Log Truck Driver Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers

Job family population: 1,800,330

Estimated population of Log Truck Driver jobs: 59,663

Rate of error: 0.6%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$52,485
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or simply America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), it is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe. Most of the country is located in central North America between Canada and Mexico. With an estimated population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the...

Log Truck Driver Job Listings for United States

Log Truck Driver
Oct 29
Woodland, Washington, USA
Chilton Logging Inc
LOG TRUCK DRIVER Drives a "long-log truck" to transport logs from remote forest locations to lumber mills. Truck travels highways as well as unpaved, narrow, winding, steep forest roads. Logs are ...
Log Truck Driver
Oct 24
Centralia, Washington, USA
SIERRA PACIFIC INDUSTRIES
Sierra Pacific Industries is currently seeking a qualified individual to serve as a Log Truck Driver at our division based in Centralia, WA. About the Position: Drive log trucks in accordance with ...
Truck Driver
Dec 2
Quincy, Washington, USA
Monster
... log work, miles spent driving, and fuel usage - Comply with truck driving rules and regulations ... Driver's License
Truck Driver CDL A
Dec 1
Bayside, NY, USA
South Beach Contracting
We are seeking a Truck Driver CDL A to join our team! You will be responsible for safely operating ... Properly track and document activity log * Report any issues or incidents to dispatch * Inspect ...
Owner Operator Truck Driver
Dec 3
Rochester, MN, USA
Beverly Freight Inc
We are looking for a full-time, experienced truck driver to work with us. You will be completing ... maintaining a log book with details of trips, including rest breaks on long trips What do we ...

The average pay for a Log Truck Driver is $45,274 a year and $22 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Log Truck Driver is between $33,668 and $54,947. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Log Truck Driver. 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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