Logging Equipment Operator

A logging equipment operator career could be for you if…
Your skills include operation & control, troubleshooting and equipment maintenance.
Your interests can be described as realistic, investigative and conventional.
Your values include support, independence and achievement.

Career Overview

Logging equipment operators operate equipment used in harvesting trees such as skidders, feller bunchers, loaders, excavators and dozers. Upkeep and maintenance of such machines are also a part of this fast-paced, physically demanding job.

Other job titles include: cutter operator, equipment operator, loader operator, skidder operator, dozer operator, logger, logging worker.

Education and Training

Some of these occupations may require a high school diploma or GED certificate. Little or no previous work-related skill, knowledge, or experience is needed for these occupations. For example, a person can become a logger even if he/she has never worked before.



National Average Annual Salary
$28,810.00 - $61,070.00
National Average Hourly Salary
$13.85 - $29.36
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