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45-1011.05 - First-Line Supervisors of Logging Workers

Directly supervise and coordinate activities of logging workers.

Sample of reported job titles: Crew Foreman, Crew Leader, Crew Supervisor, Feller Buncher Operator (FB Operator), Harvesting Supervisor, Loader Operator Supervisor, Logging Crew Foreman, Logging Crew Supervisor, Logging Supervisor, Trucking Supervisor

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Tasks  |  Tools & Technology  |  Knowledge  |  Skills  |  Abilities  |  Work Activities  |  Detailed Work Activities  |  Work Context  |  Job Zone  |  Education  |  Credentials  |  Interests  |  Work Styles  |  Work Values  |  Related Occupations  |  Wages & Employment  |  Job Openings

Tasks

  • Monitor workers to ensure that safety regulations are followed, warning or disciplining those who violate safety regulations. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Monitor logging operations to identify and solve problems, improve work methods, and ensure compliance with safety, company, and government regulations. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Change logging operations or methods to eliminate unsafe conditions. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Train workers in tree felling or bucking, operation of tractors or loading machines, yarding or loading techniques, or safety regulations. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Assign to workers duties such as trees to be cut, cutting sequences and specifications, or loading of trucks, railcars, or rafts. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Supervise or coordinate the activities of workers engaged in logging operations or silvicultural operations. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Plan or schedule logging operations, such as felling or bucking trees or grading, sorting, yarding, or loading logs. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Determine logging operation methods, crew sizes, or equipment requirements, conferring with mill, company, or forestry officials as necessary. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Communicate with forestry personnel regarding forest harvesting or forest management plans, procedures, or schedules. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Coordinate dismantling, moving, and setting up equipment at new work sites. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Coordinate the selection and movement of logs from storage areas, according to transportation schedules or production requirements. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Schedule work crews, equipment, or transportation for several different work locations. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Prepare production or personnel time records for management. See more occupations related to this task.

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Tools & Technology

Tools used in this occupation:

  • Agricultural tractors — Logging tractors See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Air compressors See more occupations related to this tool.
  • All terrain vehicles tracked or wheeled — Four wheel drive 4WD vehicles See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Axes See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Backhoes See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Conventional truck cranes — Mobile logging cranes See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Digital camcorders or video cameras — Video camera systems See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Dollies — Logging arches See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Forestry saws — Pruning shears See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Forestry skidders — Log skidders See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Front end loaders See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Gas generators — Gas-powered generators See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Global positioning system GPS receiver — Geodetic ground global positioning system GPS receivers See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Grapples — Timber tongs See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Hard hats See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Hoists — Hoisting racks See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Lumbering equipment — Chain flail delimbers; Grapple processors; Grapple yarders; Sawbucks (see all 9 examples) See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Personal computers See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Portable data input terminals — Portable data collectors See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Power saws — Chain saws See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Saws — Hand saws See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Sonars — Sonar equipment See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Tape measures — Measuring tapes See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Track bulldozers — Tracked bulldozers See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Track excavators — Tracked excavators See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Track loaders — Knuckleboom loaders See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Two way radios See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Winches — Cable winches See more occupations related to this tool.

Technology used in this occupation:

  • Data base user interface and query software — Database software See more occupations related to this technology.
  • Inventory management software — BCS Woodlands Software The Logger Tracker; Landmark Sales LOG-istics; TradeTec Computer Systems TallyWorks Logs See more occupations related to this technology.
  • Map creation software — Mapping software See more occupations related to this technology.
  • Spreadsheet software See more occupations related to this technology.
  • Word processing software See more occupations related to this technology.

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Knowledge

  • Mechanical — Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance. See more occupations related to this knowledge.
  • Administration and Management — Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources. See more occupations related to this knowledge.
  • Production and Processing — Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods. See more occupations related to this knowledge.
  • Transportation — Knowledge of principles and methods for moving people or goods by air, rail, sea, or road, including the relative costs and benefits. See more occupations related to this knowledge.
  • Public Safety and Security — Knowledge of relevant equipment, policies, procedures, and strategies to promote effective local, state, or national security operations for the protection of people, data, property, and institutions. See more occupations related to this knowledge.

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Skills

  • Monitoring — Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action. See more occupations related to this skill.
  • Active Listening — Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times. See more occupations related to this skill.
  • Speaking — Talking to others to convey information effectively. See more occupations related to this skill.
  • Time Management — Managing one's own time and the time of others. See more occupations related to this skill.
  • Coordination — Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions. See more occupations related to this skill.
  • Management of Personnel Resources — Motivating, developing, and directing people as they work, identifying the best people for the job. See more occupations related to this skill.
  • Operation and Control — Controlling operations of equipment or systems. See more occupations related to this skill.
  • Operation Monitoring — Watching gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly. See more occupations related to this skill.
  • Complex Problem Solving — Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions. See more occupations related to this skill.
  • Critical Thinking — Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems. See more occupations related to this skill.
  • Judgment and Decision Making — Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one. See more occupations related to this skill.
  • Reading Comprehension — Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents. See more occupations related to this skill.
  • Instructing — Teaching others how to do something. See more occupations related to this skill.
  • Active Learning — Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making. See more occupations related to this skill.
  • Persuasion — Persuading others to change their minds or behavior. See more occupations related to this skill.
  • Quality Control Analysis — Conducting tests and inspections of products, services, or processes to evaluate quality or performance. See more occupations related to this skill.
  • Service Orientation — Actively looking for ways to help people. See more occupations related to this skill.
  • Social Perceptiveness — Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do. See more occupations related to this skill.
  • Systems Analysis — Determining how a system should work and how changes in conditions, operations, and the environment will affect outcomes. See more occupations related to this skill.
  • Systems Evaluation — Identifying measures or indicators of system performance and the actions needed to improve or correct performance, relative to the goals of the system. See more occupations related to this skill.
  • Troubleshooting — Determining causes of operating errors and deciding what to do about it. See more occupations related to this skill.
  • Writing — Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience. See more occupations related to this skill.

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Abilities

  • Near Vision — The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer). See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Oral Expression — The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Problem Sensitivity — The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Deductive Reasoning — The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Inductive Reasoning — The ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (includes finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events). See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Oral Comprehension — The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Control Precision — The ability to quickly and repeatedly adjust the controls of a machine or a vehicle to exact positions. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Far Vision — The ability to see details at a distance. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Information Ordering — The ability to arrange things or actions in a certain order or pattern according to a specific rule or set of rules (e.g., patterns of numbers, letters, words, pictures, mathematical operations). See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Multilimb Coordination — The ability to coordinate two or more limbs (for example, two arms, two legs, or one leg and one arm) while sitting, standing, or lying down. It does not involve performing the activities while the whole body is in motion. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Reaction Time — The ability to quickly respond (with the hand, finger, or foot) to a signal (sound, light, picture) when it appears. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Depth Perception — The ability to judge which of several objects is closer or farther away from you, or to judge the distance between you and an object. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Speech Clarity — The ability to speak clearly so others can understand you. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Speech Recognition — The ability to identify and understand the speech of another person. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Visualization — The ability to imagine how something will look after it is moved around or when its parts are moved or rearranged. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Auditory Attention — The ability to focus on a single source of sound in the presence of other distracting sounds. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Category Flexibility — The ability to generate or use different sets of rules for combining or grouping things in different ways. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Flexibility of Closure — The ability to identify or detect a known pattern (a figure, object, word, or sound) that is hidden in other distracting material. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Fluency of Ideas — The ability to come up with a number of ideas about a topic (the number of ideas is important, not their quality, correctness, or creativity). See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Static Strength — The ability to exert maximum muscle force to lift, push, pull, or carry objects. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Arm-Hand Steadiness — The ability to keep your hand and arm steady while moving your arm or while holding your arm and hand in one position. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Finger Dexterity — The ability to make precisely coordinated movements of the fingers of one or both hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble very small objects. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Hearing Sensitivity — The ability to detect or tell the differences between sounds that vary in pitch and loudness. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Manual Dexterity — The ability to quickly move your hand, your hand together with your arm, or your two hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Originality — The ability to come up with unusual or clever ideas about a given topic or situation, or to develop creative ways to solve a problem. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Perceptual Speed — The ability to quickly and accurately compare similarities and differences among sets of letters, numbers, objects, pictures, or patterns. The things to be compared may be presented at the same time or one after the other. This ability also includes comparing a presented object with a remembered object. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Rate Control — The ability to time your movements or the movement of a piece of equipment in anticipation of changes in the speed and/or direction of a moving object or scene. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Response Orientation — The ability to choose quickly between two or more movements in response to two or more different signals (lights, sounds, pictures). It includes the speed with which the correct response is started with the hand, foot, or other body part. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Selective Attention — The ability to concentrate on a task over a period of time without being distracted. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Visual Color Discrimination — The ability to match or detect differences between colors, including shades of color and brightness. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Written Comprehension — The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Written Expression — The ability to communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand. See more occupations related to this ability.

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Work Activities

  • Operating Vehicles, Mechanized Devices, or Equipment — Running, maneuvering, navigating, or driving vehicles or mechanized equipment, such as forklifts, passenger vehicles, aircraft, or water craft. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Inspecting Equipment, Structures, or Material — Inspecting equipment, structures, or materials to identify the cause of errors or other problems or defects. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates — Providing information to supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Making Decisions and Solving Problems — Analyzing information and evaluating results to choose the best solution and solve problems. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Controlling Machines and Processes — Using either control mechanisms or direct physical activity to operate machines or processes (not including computers or vehicles). See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Identifying Objects, Actions, and Events — Identifying information by categorizing, estimating, recognizing differences or similarities, and detecting changes in circumstances or events. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Monitor Processes, Materials, or Surroundings — Monitoring and reviewing information from materials, events, or the environment, to detect or assess problems. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Repairing and Maintaining Mechanical Equipment — Servicing, repairing, adjusting, and testing machines, devices, moving parts, and equipment that operate primarily on the basis of mechanical (not electronic) principles. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Coordinating the Work and Activities of Others — Getting members of a group to work together to accomplish tasks. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Judging the Qualities of Things, Services, or People — Assessing the value, importance, or quality of things or people. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Getting Information — Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Estimating the Quantifiable Characteristics of Products, Events, or Information — Estimating sizes, distances, and quantities; or determining time, costs, resources, or materials needed to perform a work activity. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Evaluating Information to Determine Compliance with Standards — Using relevant information and individual judgment to determine whether events or processes comply with laws, regulations, or standards. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Handling and Moving Objects — Using hands and arms in handling, installing, positioning, and moving materials, and manipulating things. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Monitoring and Controlling Resources — Monitoring and controlling resources and overseeing the spending of money. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Communicating with Persons Outside Organization — Communicating with people outside the organization, representing the organization to customers, the public, government, and other external sources. This information can be exchanged in person, in writing, or by telephone or e-mail. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Organizing, Planning, and Prioritizing Work — Developing specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish your work. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Performing General Physical Activities — Performing physical activities that require considerable use of your arms and legs and moving your whole body, such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, and handling of materials. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Scheduling Work and Activities — Scheduling events, programs, and activities, as well as the work of others. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Establishing and Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships — Developing constructive and cooperative working relationships with others, and maintaining them over time. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Processing Information — Compiling, coding, categorizing, calculating, tabulating, auditing, or verifying information or data. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Guiding, Directing, and Motivating Subordinates — Providing guidance and direction to subordinates, including setting performance standards and monitoring performance. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Developing Objectives and Strategies — Establishing long-range objectives and specifying the strategies and actions to achieve them. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Updating and Using Relevant Knowledge — Keeping up-to-date technically and applying new knowledge to your job. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Resolving Conflicts and Negotiating with Others — Handling complaints, settling disputes, and resolving grievances and conflicts, or otherwise negotiating with others. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Developing and Building Teams — Encouraging and building mutual trust, respect, and cooperation among team members. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Thinking Creatively — Developing, designing, or creating new applications, ideas, relationships, systems, or products, including artistic contributions. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Training and Teaching Others — Identifying the educational needs of others, developing formal educational or training programs or classes, and teaching or instructing others. See more occupations related to this activity.

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Detailed Work Activities

  • Inspect products or operations to ensure that standards are met. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Assign duties or work schedules to employees. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Train workers in farming, forestry, or hunting techniques. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Determine forestry techniques or methods. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Communicate with other workers to coordinate activities. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Direct activities of agricultural, forestry, or fishery employees. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Maintain personnel records. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Coordinate forestry or agricultural activities. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Schedule agricultural or forestry work. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Estimate labor or resource requirements for forestry, fishing, or agricultural operations. See more occupations related to this activity.

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Work Context

  • Frequency of Decision Making — 97% responded “Every day.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Outdoors, Exposed to Weather — 90% responded “Every day.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Face-to-Face Discussions — 87% responded “Every day.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Wear Common Protective or Safety Equipment such as Safety Shoes, Glasses, Gloves, Hearing Protection, Hard Hats, or Life Jackets — 92% responded “Every day.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Impact of Decisions on Co-workers or Company Results — 74% responded “Very important results.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • In an Enclosed Vehicle or Equipment — 89% responded “Every day.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Freedom to Make Decisions — 69% responded “A lot of freedom.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Duration of Typical Work Week — 81% responded “More than 40 hours.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Telephone — 65% responded “Every day.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Responsible for Others' Health and Safety — 65% responded “Very high responsibility.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Structured versus Unstructured Work — 62% responded “A lot of freedom.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Contact With Others — 66% responded “Constant contact with others.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Responsibility for Outcomes and Results — 56% responded “Very high responsibility.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Work With Work Group or Team — 66% responded “Extremely important.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Exposed to Hazardous Equipment — 73% responded “Every day.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Exposed to Contaminants — 55% responded “Every day.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Importance of Being Exact or Accurate — 48% responded “Very important.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Sounds, Noise Levels Are Distracting or Uncomfortable — 57% responded “Every day.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Spend Time Using Your Hands to Handle, Control, or Feel Objects, Tools, or Controls — 57% responded “Continually or almost continually.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Very Hot or Cold Temperatures — 36% responded “Every day.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Coordinate or Lead Others — 47% responded “Extremely important.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Time Pressure — 54% responded “Every day.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Pace Determined by Speed of Equipment — 50% responded “Extremely important.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Consequence of Error — 42% responded “Extremely serious.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Spend Time Making Repetitive Motions — 42% responded “Continually or almost continually.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • In an Open Vehicle or Equipment — 56% responded “Every day.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Exposed to Minor Burns, Cuts, Bites, or Stings — 29% responded “Every day.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Deal With External Customers — 28% responded “Very important.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Level of Competition — 35% responded “Highly competitive.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Spend Time Sitting — 34% responded “More than half the time.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Indoors, Not Environmentally Controlled — 44% responded “Every day.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Electronic Mail — 36% responded “Never.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Exposed to Whole Body Vibration — 37% responded “Never.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Spend Time Standing — 42% responded “Less than half the time.” See more occupations related to this work context.

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Job Zone

Title Job Zone Two: Some Preparation Needed
Education These occupations usually require a high school diploma.
Related Experience Some previous work-related skill, knowledge, or experience is usually needed. For example, a teller would benefit from experience working directly with the public.
Job Training Employees in these occupations need anywhere from a few months to one year of working with experienced employees. A recognized apprenticeship program may be associated with these occupations.
Job Zone Examples These occupations often involve using your knowledge and skills to help others. Examples include sheet metal workers, forest fire fighters, customer service representatives, physical therapist aides, salespersons (retail), and tellers.
SVP Range (4.0 to < 6.0)

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Education


Percentage of Respondents
Education Level Required
46   High school diploma or equivalent Help
30   Less than high school diploma
20   Bachelor's degree

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Credentials

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Interests

Interest code: ERC

  • Enterprising — Enterprising occupations frequently involve starting up and carrying out projects. These occupations can involve leading people and making many decisions. Sometimes they require risk taking and often deal with business. See more occupations related to this interest.
  • Realistic — Realistic occupations frequently involve work activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions. They often deal with plants, animals, and real-world materials like wood, tools, and machinery. Many of the occupations require working outside, and do not involve a lot of paperwork or working closely with others. See more occupations related to this interest.
  • Conventional — Conventional occupations frequently involve following set procedures and routines. These occupations can include working with data and details more than with ideas. Usually there is a clear line of authority to follow. See more occupations related to this interest.

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Work Styles

  • Dependability — Job requires being reliable, responsible, and dependable, and fulfilling obligations. See more occupations related to this work style.
  • Cooperation — Job requires being pleasant with others on the job and displaying a good-natured, cooperative attitude. See more occupations related to this work style.
  • Integrity — Job requires being honest and ethical. See more occupations related to this work style.
  • Initiative — Job requires a willingness to take on responsibilities and challenges. See more occupations related to this work style.
  • Leadership — Job requires a willingness to lead, take charge, and offer opinions and direction. See more occupations related to this work style.
  • Attention to Detail — Job requires being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks. See more occupations related to this work style.
  • Independence — Job requires developing one's own ways of doing things, guiding oneself with little or no supervision, and depending on oneself to get things done. See more occupations related to this work style.
  • Self Control — Job requires maintaining composure, keeping emotions in check, controlling anger, and avoiding aggressive behavior, even in very difficult situations. See more occupations related to this work style.
  • Stress Tolerance — Job requires accepting criticism and dealing calmly and effectively with high stress situations. See more occupations related to this work style.
  • Persistence — Job requires persistence in the face of obstacles. See more occupations related to this work style.
  • Adaptability/Flexibility — Job requires being open to change (positive or negative) and to considerable variety in the workplace. See more occupations related to this work style.
  • Achievement/Effort — Job requires establishing and maintaining personally challenging achievement goals and exerting effort toward mastering tasks. See more occupations related to this work style.
  • Concern for Others — Job requires being sensitive to others' needs and feelings and being understanding and helpful on the job. See more occupations related to this work style.
  • Analytical Thinking — Job requires analyzing information and using logic to address work-related issues and problems. See more occupations related to this work style.
  • Innovation — Job requires creativity and alternative thinking to develop new ideas for and answers to work-related problems. See more occupations related to this work style.

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Work Values

  • Independence — Occupations that satisfy this work value allow employees to work on their own and make decisions. Corresponding needs are Creativity, Responsibility and Autonomy. See more occupations related to this work value.
  • Support — Occupations that satisfy this work value offer supportive management that stands behind employees. Corresponding needs are Company Policies, Supervision: Human Relations and Supervision: Technical. See more occupations related to this work value.
  • Relationships — Occupations that satisfy this work value allow employees to provide service to others and work with co-workers in a friendly non-competitive environment. Corresponding needs are Co-workers, Moral Values and Social Service. See more occupations related to this work value.

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Wages & Employment Trends

Median wages data collected from First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers.
Employment data collected from First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers.
Industry data collected from First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers.

Median wages (2014) $21.58 hourly, $44,880 annual
State wages Local Salary Info
 
Employment (2012) 46,000 employees
Projected growth (2012-2022) Decline (-3% or lower) Decline (-3% or lower)
Projected job openings (2012-2022) 9,700
State trends Employment Trends
 
Top industries (2012)

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics 2014 wage data external site and 2012-2022 employment projections external site. "Projected growth" represents the estimated change in total employment over the projections period (2012-2022). "Projected job openings" represent openings due to growth and replacement.

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