Occupational Employment Statistics

Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2013

45-4029 Logging Workers, All Other

All logging workers not listed separately.


National estimates for this occupation
Industry profile for this occupation
Geographic profile for this occupation

National estimates for this occupation: Top

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for this occupation:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
2,810 10.0 % $16.67 $34,680 2.4 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $11.02 $14.54 $16.44 $18.25 $22.07
Annual Wage (2) $22,930 $30,240 $34,190 $37,970 $45,910


Industry profile for this occupation: Top

Industries with the highest published employment and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all industries with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.

Industries with the highest levels of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Logging 2,430 4.89 $16.87 $35,080
Sawmills and Wood Preservation 80 0.09 $17.81 $37,050

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Logging 2,430 4.89 $16.87 $35,080
Sawmills and Wood Preservation 80 0.09 $17.81 $37,050

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Sawmills and Wood Preservation 80 0.09 $17.81 $37,050
Logging 2,430 4.89 $16.87 $35,080


Geographic profile for this occupation: Top

States and areas with the highest published employment, location quotients, and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all areas with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.





States with the highest employment level in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Oregon 1,390 0.85 40.15 $16.69 $34,720
Washington 290 0.10 4.90 $21.81 $45,370
California 140 0.01 0.45 $14.70 $30,580
Tennessee 80 0.03 1.42 $12.77 $26,560
New York 30 0.00 0.18 $11.11 $23,120




States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Oregon 1,390 0.85 40.15 $16.69 $34,720
Washington 290 0.10 4.90 $21.81 $45,370
Tennessee 80 0.03 1.42 $12.77 $26,560
California 140 0.01 0.45 $14.70 $30,580




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Washington 290 0.10 4.90 $21.81 $45,370
Alabama (8) (8) (8) $20.16 $41,940
Oregon 1,390 0.85 40.15 $16.69 $34,720
Louisiana (8) (8) (8) $15.51 $32,260
Maryland (8) (8) (8) $14.78 $30,750





Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Eugene-Springfield, OR 330 2.40 113.63 $16.58 $34,490
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 120 0.12 5.70 $16.68 $34,700
Salem, OR 90 0.63 29.56 $17.44 $36,280




Metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Eugene-Springfield, OR 330 2.40 113.63 $16.58 $34,490
Salem, OR 90 0.63 29.56 $17.44 $36,280
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 120 0.12 5.70 $16.68 $34,700




Top paying metropolitan areas for this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Longview, WA (8) (8) (8) $24.01 $49,930
Salem, OR 90 0.63 29.56 $17.44 $36,280
Corvallis, OR (8) (8) (8) $17.00 $35,360
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 120 0.12 5.70 $16.68 $34,700
Eugene-Springfield, OR 330 2.40 113.63 $16.58 $34,490
Medford, OR (8) (8) (8) $15.90 $33,070

Nonmetropolitan areas with the highest employment in this occupation:

Nonmetropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Southern Oregon & Linn County nonmetropolitan area 370 3.86 182.64 $17.43 $36,260
Coastal Oregon nonmetropolitan area 300 4.40 208.08 $16.08 $33,450
North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area 30 0.28 13.01 $9.28 $19,290

Nonmetropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

Nonmetropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Coastal Oregon nonmetropolitan area 300 4.40 208.08 $16.08 $33,450
Southern Oregon & Linn County nonmetropolitan area 370 3.86 182.64 $17.43 $36,260
North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area 30 0.28 13.01 $9.28 $19,290

Top paying nonmetropolitan areas for this occupation:

Nonmetropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Southern Oregon & Linn County nonmetropolitan area 370 3.86 182.64 $17.43 $36,260
Coastal Oregon nonmetropolitan area 300 4.40 208.08 $16.08 $33,450
East Georgia nonmetropolitan area (8) (8) (8) $15.69 $32,640
North Central Tennessee nonmetropolitan area 30 0.28 13.01 $9.28 $19,290


About May 2013 National, State, Metropolitan, and Nonmetropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

These estimates are calculated with data collected from employers in all industry sectors, all metropolitan and nonmetropolitan areas, and all states and the District of Columbia. The top employment and wage figures are provided above. The complete list is available in the downloadable XLS files.

The percentile wage estimate is the value of a wage below which a certain percent of workers fall. The median wage is the 50th percentile wage estimate--50 percent of workers earn less than the median and 50 percent of workers earn more than the median. More about percentile wages.


(1) Estimates for detailed occupations do not sum to the totals because the totals include occupations not shown separately. Estimates do not include self-employed workers.

(2) Annual wages have been calculated by multiplying the hourly mean wage by a "year-round, full-time" hours figure of 2,080 hours; for those occupations where there is not an hourly mean wage published, the annual wage has been directly calculated from the reported survey data.

(3) The relative standard error (RSE) is a measure of the reliability of a survey statistic. The smaller the relative standard error, the more precise the estimate.

(8) Estimate not released.

(9) The location quotient is the ratio of the area concentration of occupational employment to the national average concentration. A location quotient greater than one indicates the occupation has a higher share of employment than average, and a location quotient less than one indicates the occupation is less prevalent in the area than average.


Other OES estimates and related information:

May 2013 National Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2013 State Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2013 Metropolitan and Nonmetropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2013 National Industry-Specific Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2013 Occupation Profiles

Technical Notes

Last Modified Date: April 1, 2014

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