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Log Grader and Scaler Salary and Wage Information

  Percentile 10% (Low) 50% (Median) 90% (High)
  Hourly Wage $9.90 $15.50 $23.20
  Annual Wage $21,000 $32,200 $48,200
  • "10% (Low)" indicates that 10% of workers earned less and 90% earned more.
  • "50% (Median)" indicates that 50% of workers earned less and 50% earned more.
  • "90% (High)" indicates that 90% of workers earned less and 10% earned more.
  • "N/A" indicates that data is not available
* The annual salary and wage data presented above represents U.S. based workers with full-time employment and year-round schedules.

 Career Description
Log Graders and Scalers are responsible for grading logs or estimating the marketable content or value of logs or pulpwood in millpond, sorting yards, log deck, or similar locations. They also Inspect logs for major defects or measure logs to determine the log's volume.