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Skidder Operator Salary
in Knoxville, Tennessee

$32,519 (USD)

Average Salary

$16/hr

Average Hourly

$732

Average Bonus

Last updated: June 16, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Skidder Operator is $32,519 a year and $16 an hour in Knoxville, Tennessee, United States. The average salary range for a Skidder Operator is between $24,679 and $38,971. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Knoxville, Tennessee.

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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 Knoxville, Tennessee, 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:
$37,698
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

Skills data not available for this job

About Knoxville, Tennessee

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Description: Knoxville is a city in the U.S. state of Tennessee, and the county seat of Knox County. As of the 2010 census, the city has a population of 178,874, and is Tennessee's third largest city after Nashville and Memphis. Knoxville is the principal city of the Knoxville Metropolitan Statistical Area, which was 868,546 in 2015.First settled in 1786, Knoxville was the first capital of Tennessee. The city struggled with geographic isolation throughout the early 19th century. The arrival of the railroad in 1855 led to an economic boom. During the Civil War, the city was bitterly divided over the secession issue, and was occupied...

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