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Forestry and Logging Worker

Kaimahi Waonui/​Tope Rākau

This job is sometimes referred to by alternative titles

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


Trainee forestry workers usually earn

$32K-$40K per year

Experienced forestry workers usually earn

$40K-$60K per year

Source: Trade Me, 'Salary Guide', December 2015.

Job opportunities

Opportunities for forestry and logging workers are good due to high demand.
Person using a chainsaw to cut a log

Forestry and logging workers prepare logs for sale

Last updated 12 June 2017