Logger Salary

A Logger earns an average wage of $14.63 per hour. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.

$18,701 - $97,313
(Median)
$19K
$44K
$97K
MEDIAN: $44,000
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50%
90%

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$9.99 - $23.37
(Median)
$10
$15
$23
MEDIAN: $14.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$18,701 - $97,313  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,015  
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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$20,723 - $62,206  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 17
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$9.99 - $23.37  
   
Overtime
$17.75 - $35.06  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,015  
   
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).
)
$20,723 - $62,206  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 67
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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

Experienced
up arrow 19%

Late-Career
up arrow 12%

National Average
$35,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

Entry-Level
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 28%
dental benefits
Dental: 17%
medical benefits
Vision: 11%
dental benefits
None: 72%
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