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Skidder Operator Salary
in Kansas City, Missouri

$35,796 (USD)

Average Salary

$17/hr

Average Hourly

$805

Average Bonus

Last updated: June 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Skidder Operator is $35,796 a year and $17 an hour in Kansas City, Missouri, United States. The average salary range for a Skidder Operator is between $27,166 and $42,898. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Kansas City, Missouri.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • 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 Kansas City, Missouri, 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:
$41,497
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

Skills data not available for this job

About Kansas City, Missouri

Kansas City Cost of Living Score:

Description: Kansas City is the largest city in the U.S. state of Missouri. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the city had an estimated population of 491,918 in 2018, making it the 38th most-populous city in the United States. It is the central city of the Kansas City metropolitan area, which straddles the Kansas–Missouri state line. Kansas City was founded in the 1830s as a Missouri River port at its confluence with the Kansas River coming in from the west. On June 1, 1850 the town of Kansas was incorporated; shortly after came the establishment of the Kansas Territory. Confusion between the two ensued and the name Kansas...

Skidder Operator Job Listings for Kansas City, Missouri

Forklift Operator - 19-16566
May 15
Kansas City, KS, USA
Nesco Resource, LLC
We are recruiting a Forklift Operator to join our team! This is for a 1st or 2nd shift! Responsibilities: * Operate various vehicles with materials * Prepare products and materials for shipment
Forklift Operator
Apr 23
Kansas City, MO, USA
Metro Park Warehouses, Inc.
Local Warehouse and Distribution Company has immediate openings for qualified Forklift Operators. All shifts available. 2nd shift - 3pm & 6pm start times and 3rd shift - 10pm start time.
Forklift Operator
May 9
Unlimited Storage Partners
Summary Description:Must properly transport materials around the warehouse ensuring all goods are in the necessary location to fill orders and maintain an organized work space.Responsibilities
Forklift Operator
May 9
Unlimited Storage Partners
Summary Description:Must properly transport materials around the warehouse ensuring all goods are in the necessary location to fill orders and maintain an organized work space.Responsibilities
Forklift Operator
May 9
Unlimited Storage Partners
Summary Description:Must properly transport materials around the warehouse ensuring all goods are in the necessary location to fill orders and maintain an organized work space.Responsibilities
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