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Skidder Operator Salary
in Nashville, Tennessee

$33,698 (USD)

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Last updated: June 18, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Skidder Operator is $33,698 a year and $16 an hour in Nashville, Tennessee, United States. The average salary range for a Skidder Operator is between $25,574 and $40,384. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Nashville, Tennessee.

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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 Nashville, 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:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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About Nashville, Tennessee

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Description: Nashville is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. state of Tennessee. The city is the county seat of Davidson County and is located on the Cumberland River. The city's population ranks 24th in the U.S. According to 2017 estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau, the total consolidated city-county population stood at 691,243. The "balance" population, which excludes semi-independent municipalities within Davidson County, was 667,560 in 2017.Located in northern Middle Tennessee, Nashville is the major city of the largest metropolitan area in Tennessee. The 2017 population of the entire 14-county Nashville metropolitan...

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