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Forestry and Logging Worker

Kaimahi Waonui/​Tope Rākau

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Forestry and logging workers plant, maintain, measure, cut and clear trees from forests.

Pay

Trainee forestry and logging workers usually earn

$40K-$65K per year

Qualified forestry and logging workers usually earn

$65K-$75K per year

Source: NZ Institute of Forestry (NZIF), 'Salary Survey', 2017.

Job opportunities

Chances of getting a job as a forestry and logging worker are good due to strong demand.
A worker operates a log forwarder in a plantation forest

A forestry and logging worker using equipment to clear a forest

Last updated 30 August 2018