Log Graders and Scalers

2.2/10 job score
risk level
by 2030
or $17.74 hourly
as of 2020

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 95% (You are doomed)

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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Log Graders and Scalers' job openings is expected to rise 7.7% by 2030
'Log Graders and Scalers' is expected to be an average growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2020 and 2030.
Updated projections are due Sep 2022.

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

In 2020 the median annual wage for 'Log Graders and Scalers' was $36,900, or $17.74 hourly
'Log Graders and Scalers' are paid 12.0% lower than the national median wage, which stands at $41,950
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed in this occupation?

As of 2020 there were 3,390 people employed as Log Graders and Scalers.
This represents around 0.00% of the employed workforce across the United States.

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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