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Lumber Scaler Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$41,095 (USD)

Average Salary

$20/hr

Average Hourly

$575

Average Bonus

Last updated: May 19, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Lumber Scaler is $41,095 a year and $20 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Lumber Scaler is between $31,062 and $49,415. 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

Description:
  • Measures width of each board of lumber supplied to plant in stacks (lots) of standard lengths and thicknesses to determine board footage, using lumber scale.
  • Tallies footage of each board and computes total footage of stack, using calculator.
  • Records thickness, species, grade, length, and board footage of lumber in each stack.
Lumber Scaler Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping

Job family population: 72,630

Estimated population of Lumber Scaler jobs: 2,522

Rate of error: 2.0%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$47,640
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

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