A Logger earns an average wage of $14.89 per hour. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job.

$18,818 - $90,604
(Median)
$19K
$39K
$91K
MEDIAN: $39,191
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90%

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$9.87 - $24.78
(Median)
$9
$15
$25
MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$18,818 - $90,604  
   
Bonus
$10,600  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$20,052 - $60,354  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 28
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$9.87 - $24.78  
   
Overtime
$4.50 - $40.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$10,600  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$20,052 - $60,354  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 52
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Job Description for Logger

Most of the time, loggers work for big lumber companies. Loggers work outdoors in all kinds of weather. They must be able to stand extreme heat and cold. Their primary jobs are to cut down trees. They also load logs onto railroad cars, trucks, or trailers.

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Pay by Experience Level for Logger

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Logger Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 27%

Experienced
up arrow 15%

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

National Average
$36,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 30%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 25%
dental benefits
Dental: 9%
medical benefits
Vision: 2%
dental benefits
None: 75%
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