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Logging Equipment Operators (45-4022)

Drive logging tractor or wheeled vehicle equipped with one or more accessories, such as bulldozer blade, frontal shear, grapple, logging arch, cable winches, hoisting rack, or crane boom, to fell tree; to skid, load, unload, or stack logs; or to pull stumps or clear brush. Logging truck drivers are included in Heavy and Tractor Trailer Truck Drivers (53-3032).
Employment and Job Openings
EmploymentAverage Annual Openings
2018 Estimate2028 ProjectionPercent ChangeLabor Force ExitsOccupation TransfersTotal
Alaska 62 55 -11.29 2 7 8
United States 36900 31800 0.0 1300 4200 5000
Job Outlook for Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with low employment opportunities.
2020 Wages
Mean WageWage by Percentile
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
United States 20.95 12.39 15.90 20.78 25.38 30.31
Alaska 32.52 22.07 27.14 34.45 38.19 40.41
Balance of State 30.09 20.23 22.46 28.10 38.11 41.34

* indicates the estimate is not available, or the hourly wage is greater than $100, or the annual wage is greater than $208,000.