Stump cutter - Salary and Career
Extractivists and reforesters of wood-producing species

Stump cutter - 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 Stump cutter earn

A Stump cutter earns between $1.153 and $2.641 per month, with an average monthly salary of $1.497 and a median salary of $1.400 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 25.013 professionals hired and dismissed by the period from 06/2021 to 05/2022 (last year).

Salary ranges for the Stump cutter

Monthly Salary Annual Salary Salary Per Week Hourly Salary
Average wage 1.497 17.962 374 7
1º Quartile 1.153 13.839 288 5
Median Salary 1.400 16.800 350 6
3º Quartile 2.014 24.168 503 9
Higher Salary 2.641 31.689 660 12

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 Stump cutter

Extractivists and reforesters of wood-producing species must:

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

  • Activities

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

    Sectors that hire Stump cutter the most in the job market

    • support activities for forestry production
    • timbering in planted forests
    • charcoal production - planted forests
    • construction of electricity distribution stations and networks
    • earthworks
    • timbering in native forests
    • road transport of cargo, except dangerous goods and removals, intercity, interstate and international
    • terrain preparation, cultivation and harvesting service
    • building construction
    • wood and artifacts retail trade

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