Dendrometry assistant - Salary and Career
Extractivists and reforesters of wood-producing species

Dendrometry assistant - Career description, activities, functions and salary

They extract wood, identifying extraction areas, felling mapped trees, classifying logs according to diameter and length and separating wood according to its use. They reforest areas, collecting seeds from trees and buds for cloning and planting tree seedlings. They would inventory forests, identify species, monitor tree growth and raise wood potential in renewable and native forests. They carry out measurements by coding felled trees. They transport trees, logs and short logs and condition soil for planting. They work following safety, hygiene and environmental protection standards.

How much does an Dendrometry assistant earn

A Dendrometry assistant earns between $1.222 and $3.162 per month, with an average monthly salary of $1.720 and a median salary of $1.600 according to an salary survey along with to data of professionals hired and fired by companies in the labor market.

Our research is based on the salaries of 905 professionals hired and dismissed by the period from 06/2021 to 05/2022 (last year).

Salary ranges for the Dendrometry assistant

Monthly Salary Annual Salary Salary Per Week Hourly Salary
Average wage 1.720 20.641 430 8
1º Quartile 1.222 14.666 306 6
Median Salary 1.600 19.200 400 7
3º Quartile 2.411 28.933 603 11
Higher Salary 3.162 37.938 790 14

Professional job categories

  • Agricultural, forestry and fisheries workers
    • fishermen and forestry extractors
      • forest extractives
        • extractivists and reforesters of wood-producing species

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Main workplaces

Extractivists and reforesters of wood-producing species they work in companies that extract and process wood and its derivatives as employees with a formal contract. They are organized as a team, as permanent supervision, during the day and in the open. All are subject to climate variation and the chainsaw operator works in an uncomfortable position and exposed to intense noise.

What does it take to work in the field of Extractivists and reforesters of wood-producing species

For the exercise of these occupations, the fourth grade of elementary school and a basic professional qualification course of around two hundred class hours are required (except for forest extraction workers, who do not need a qualification course). The full performance of activities takes between one and two years of professional experience.

Functions and activities of Dendrometry assistant

Extractivists and reforesters of wood-producing species must:

  • inventory forests;
  • conditioning soil for planting;
  • take measurements;
  • extract timber;
  • condition soil for planting;
  • employ safety measures;
  • reforest areas;
  • perform measurements;
  • extracting wood;
  • lock wood;
  • demonstrate personal skills;
  • transport trees, logs and logs;
  • employing safety measures;
  • extract wood;
  • employ security measures;
  • employ safety measures;

  • Activities

    • examine topographical plan;
    • identify extraction areas;
    • describe tree characteristics;
    • weeding weeds;
    • fertilize planted seedlings;
    • measure dap (diameter of chest height) of trees;
    • separate wooden rollers;
    • work as a team;
    • pick up buds for cloning;
    • collect soil samples;
    • measure slope and slope;
    • fertilize soil;
    • attend to details;
    • plant tree seedlings;
    • prove physical endurance;
    • indicate tree felling areas with warning signs;
    • package logs and logs;
    • measure installments;
    • grade ground;
    • monitor tree growth;
    • adjust equipment;
    • spray pesticides on seedlings;
    • check terrain topography;
    • sharpen plantations;
    • check distances between teams in extraction areas;
    • unload trees, logs and logs onto trucks, ferries, wagons and rafts ;
    • distributing ant killers in soil;
    • check measurements;
    • putting out forest fires;
    • underground terrain;
    • cube felled trees;
    • delimbing trees;
    • pick seeds from trees;
    • flag selected trees;
    • annotate collected measurements;
    • locate sampling plots;
    • stack trees, logs and logs;
    • measure tree diameter and height;
    • lighten plantations;
    • check the appearance of pests and anthills;
    • observe wind direction;
    • clean up logs and logs;
    • replant seedlings in unplanted holes;
    • storage logs and logs;
    • covear land;
    • sharpening sickle and hatchet;
    • mark cut points on trees;
    • chop mapped trees;
    • check volume and wood stocks;
    • debarking logs;
    • raise wood potential in renewable and native forests;
    • save equipment;
    • load trees, logs and logs on trucks, ferries, wagons and rafts ;
    • select dominant trees;
    • observe the presence of hooks in logs;
    • demarcate sampling plots in topographic plan;
    • cube logs and logs;
    • tie steel cables to piles and logs;
    • demonstrate a sense of direction;
    • adjust measurement scale according to terrain topography;
    • transfer logs and logs from field to road;
    • choose species and seed quality;
    • identify tree species;
    • select thick, medium and thin trees;
    • record peer training;
    • check the slope of trees;
    • demonstrate sense of direction;
    • report occurrences of fires, pests, deforestation and bad weather;
    • show courage;
    • find anthills;
    • classify logs according to diameter and length;
    • demonstrate quantitative reasoning;
    • separate wood according to use;
    • align terrain;
    • mark land;
    • measure piles of trees, logs and logs washed;
    • clean up planting area;
    • clearing native vegetation;
    • line up branch remnants between rows;
    • check species, age and origin of renewable trees;
    • line up remnants of branches between rows;
    • attending to details;
    • measure cap (chest height) of trees;
    • cutting trees into logs;
    • detect accident risks;
    • send samples for laboratory analysis;
    • apply herbicides in competitive weeds and weeds;
    • sharpen chainsaw chain;
    • train co-workers;
    • weed weed;

    Sectors that hire Dendrometry assistant the most in the job market

    • timbering in native forests
    • support activities for forestry production
    • sawmills with wood splitting
    • wholesale wood and wood products
    • lease of construction machinery and equipment without operator
    • manufacture of laminated wood and sheets of plywood, pressed and particleboard
    • sawmills without wood splitting
    • manufacture of cooperage artifacts and wooden packaging
    • breeding cattle for beef
    • wood and artifacts retail trade

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