There are currently an estimated 4,200 log graders in the United States. The log grader job market is expected to shrink by -2.4% between 2016 and 2026.

How employable are log graders?

CareerExplorer rates log graders with a F employability rating, meaning this career should provide poor employment opportunities for the foreseeable future. Over the next 10 years, it is expected the US will need 9,000 log graders. That number is based on the retirement of 9,100 existing log graders.

What’s the supply of log graders?

The log grader industry is concentrated in Washington, Arkansas, Georgia

Log Grader job market by state

State Name Employed Log Graders
Washington 280
Arkansas 220
Georgia 180
Louisiana 140
California 140
Tennessee 130
Florida 130
West Virginia 120
Pennsylvania 120
Alabama 110
Virginia 110
Idaho 100
Mississippi 90
North Carolina 80
New York 70
South Dakota 60
New Hampshire 50
Indiana 50
Wisconsin 50
South Carolina 40
Vermont 40
Maine 40
Michigan 40
Montana 30