Log Graders and Scalers

2.0/10 job score
risk level
by 2031
or $18.18 hourly
as of 2021

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 84% (Robots are watching)

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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Log Graders and Scalers' job openings is expected to rise 3.5% by 2031
'Log Graders and Scalers' is expected to be a slow growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2021 and 2031.
Updated projections are due Sep 2023.

What are the median wages for 'Log Graders and Scalers' in the United States?

In 2021 the median annual wage for 'Log Graders and Scalers' was $37,820, or $18.18 hourly
'Log Graders and Scalers' are paid 17.4% lower than the national median wage, which stands at $45,760
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed as log graders and scalers?

As of 2021 there were 3,260 people employed as Log Graders and Scalers within the United States.
This represents around 0.002% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 43 thousand people are employed as Log Graders and Scalers.

Job description

Grade logs or estimate the marketable content or value of logs or pulpwood in sorting yards, millpond, log deck, or similar locations. Inspect logs for defects or measure logs to determine volume.

SOC Code: 45-4023.00


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Harry Potter (Highly likely) says
97% is obvious
Dec 17, 2019 at 05:24 PM

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