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Skidder Operator Salary
in Fort Lauderdale, Florida

$34,975 (USD)

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The average pay for a Skidder Operator is $34,975 a year and $17 an hour in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States. The average salary range for a Skidder Operator is between $26,543 and $41,915. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

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Job Summary

  • Drives straight or articulated tractor equipped with one or more accessories, such as bulldozer blade, grapple, logging arch, cable winches, hoisting rack, and crane boom, to skid, load, unload, or stack logs, pull stumps, or clear brush.
  • Gives or receives signals from coworkers regarding moving logs.
  • May build or repair logging and skid roads.
  • May drive logging tractor equipped with crawler treads.
  • May saw felled trees into lengths bucker.
  • May be designated according to accessory equipment operated as logging-arch operator; logging-tractor operator, swamp; log-stacker operator; skid-grapple operator; skidder operator (forestry; logging).
Skidder Operator Job Prevalence in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States

Job family: Logging Equipment Operators

Job family population: 26,010

Estimated population of Skidder Operator jobs: 12,288

Rate of error: 2.7%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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About Fort Lauderdale, Florida

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Description: Fort Lauderdale () is a city in the U.S. state of Florida, 28 miles (45 km) north of Miami. It is the county seat of Broward County. As of the 2017 census, the city has an estimated population of 180,072. Fort Lauderdale is a principal city of the Miami metropolitan area, which was home to an estimated 6,158,824 people in 2017.The city is a popular tourist destination, with an average year-round temperature of 75.5 °F (24.2 °C) and 3,000 hours of sunshine per year. Greater Fort Lauderdale, encompassing all of Broward County, hosted 12 million visitors in 2012, including 2.8 million international visitors. In 2012...

Skidder Operator Job Listings for Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Forklift Operator
May 21
Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA
Pridestaff - Plantation, FL
Pridestaff is recruiting Forklift Operators to join our team! Your position will focus on the safe and efficient movement of products and materials within our operations. License is not mandatory but ...
Forklift Operator, Selector, Receiver.
Jun 4
Pompano Beach, FL, USA
Expand Staffing
All shift available (shift differentials for 1st, 2nd and 3rd) Warehouse - Forklift, Selector, Receiver Starting at $11 Pay rate at position/shift specific, inquire for further details Please Apply ...
Forklift Operator
Jun 3
Miami, FL, USA
Private company
Follow instructions for operating equipment and keeping records * Execute assignments in an accurate, timely and safe manner * Maintain a clean & safe environment * May be required to use RF scanner ...
Forklift operator, Spanish speaking, West Palm Beach
Jun 6
West Palm Beach, FL, USA
Express Employment Professionals
Our growing client manufactures a unique line of clothing and other textile items such as specialty blankets. They are looking to increase their warehouse staff. They will be adding a person that can ...
Forklift Operator
Mar 29
Miami, FL, USA
Prologistix-Miami, FL
Company is in need of a forklift operator! Our client is in need of an associate with the following experience/skills: * Experience operating different forklift such as Sit-Down, Reach Truck ...
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