Log Truck Driver Statistics By Gender

7.0% of log truck drivers are women and 93.0% of log truck drivers are men.

  • Male, 93.0%
  • Female, 7.0%

Log Truck Drivers By Gender

GenderPercentages
Male93.0%
Female7.0%

Gender Pay Gap For Log Truck Driver

Women Earn 87¢ For Every $1 Earned By Men

male-income
Male Income
$47,277
female-income
Female Income
$40,973

Log Truck Driver Gender Over Time

This data shows how men and women predominate in the log truck driver position over time.

Male
Female
100%
80%
60%
40%
20%
0%
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018
2019

Log Truck Driver Gender By Year

YearMaleFemale
201094.16%5.84%
201193.98%6.02%
201293.45%6.55%
201393.20%6.80%
201492.95%7.05%
201593.04%6.96%
201692.81%7.19%
201792.67%7.33%
201891.82%8.18%
201991.97%8.03%

Log Truck Driver Male to Female Ratio

We compared this job title with other job titles to see how gender percentages varied. As you can see, diesel truck driver and tank wagon driver have the biggest difference in gender.

Job TitleMaleFemale
Bus Matron11%89%
Bus Escort18%82%
Bus Monitor19%81%
Log Truck Driver93%7%
Wrecker Operator99%1%
Tank Wagon Driver99%1%
Diesel Truck Driver100%0%

Log Truck Driver Statistics By Race

The most common ethnicity among log truck drivers is White, which makes up 69.2% of all log truck drivers. Comparatively, there are 13.0% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 12.0% of the Black or African American ethnicity.

  • White, 69.2%
  • Hispanic or Latino, 13.0%
  • Black or African American, 12.0%
  • Asian, 2.9%
  • Unknown, 2.0%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.9%

Log Truck Driver Race

Log Truck Driver RacePercentages
White69.2%
Hispanic or Latino13.0%
Black or African American12.0%
Asian2.9%
Unknown2.0%
American Indian and Alaska Native0.9%

Log Truck Driver Race And Ethnicity Over Time

Using the Census Bureau data, we found out how the percentage of each ethnic category trended between 2010-2019 among log truck drivers.

  • White
  • Asian
  • Hispanic or Latino
  • Black or African American

Log Truck Driver Race By Year

YearWhiteBlack or African AmericanAsianHispanic or Latino
201072.50%11.36%2.39%11.23%
201172.14%11.74%2.41%11.12%
201271.42%11.89%2.56%11.46%
201371.51%11.43%2.48%11.98%
201471.23%11.87%2.66%11.63%
201570.32%12.21%2.70%12.10%
201669.53%11.84%2.80%12.97%
201769.33%11.97%2.82%13.13%
201868.83%12.01%3.12%13.15%
201969.21%11.98%2.94%13.04%

Log Truck Driver Wage Gap By Race

White log truck drivers have the highest average salary compared to other ethnicities. Unknown log truck drivers have the lowest average salary at $43,310.
$46,000
$45,000
$44,000
$43,000
Unknown
White
Black or African American
Asian
Hispanic or Latino
EthnicitySalary
Unknown$43,310
White$44,867
Black or African American$43,527
Asian$44,360
Hispanic or Latino$44,561

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Average Age of a Log Truck Driver

We determined the average age of log truck drivers based on ethnicity and gender.

Male
Female

Log Truck Driver Age By Race

RaceMale AgeFemale Age
Black or African American4846
Unknown4544.5
Asian45.551
Hispanic or Latino4644.5
White5152
American Indian and Alaska Native4953

Log Truck Driver Age Breakdown

This chart breaks down the ages of log truck driver employees. Interestingly enough, the average age of log truck drivers is 40+ years old, which represents 75% of the population.

40+ years

30-40 years

20-30 years


Log Truck Driver Age

Log Truck Driver YearsPercentages
40+ years75%
30-40 years17%
20-30 years8%

Types of Log Truck Driver Degree Levels

The most common degree for log truck drivers is high school diploma 60% of log truck drivers earn that degree. A close second is associate degree with 11% and rounding it off is diploma with 11%.

  • High School Diploma, 60%
  • Associate, 11%
  • Diploma, 11%
  • Bachelors, 10%
  • Other Degrees, 8%

Log Truck Drivers By Education

Log Truck Driver DegreePercentages
High School Diploma60%
Associate11%
Diploma11%
Bachelors10%
Other Degrees8%

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Log Truck Driver Wage Gap By Education

Log truck drivers with a High School Diploma degree earn more than those without, at $47,277 annually. With a Associate degree, log truck drivers earn a median annual income of $47,230 compared to $46,013 for log truck drivers with an Bachelors degree.
$49,000
$48,000
$47,000
$46,000
High School Diploma or Less
Bachelor's Degree
Some College/ Associate Degree
EducationSalary
High School Diploma or Less$47,277
Bachelor's Degree$46,013
Some College/ Associate Degree$47,230

Log Truck Driver Employment Statistics

Company Size

We created this chart to show you the average size of companies that typically hire log truck drivers.

< 50 employees

50 - 100 employees

100 - 500 employees

500 - 1,000 employees

1,000 - 10,000 employees

> 10,000

Log Truck Driver Jobs By Employer Size

Company SizePercentages
< 50 employees7%
50 - 100 employees5%
100 - 500 employees20%
500 - 1,000 employees20%
1,000 - 10,000 employees32%
> 10,000 employees16%

Top Industries Hiring Log Truck Drivers

Just based on the number of employees within each industry, we were able to determine the most common industries that employ log truck drivers. Those industries include agriculture, construction and professional.

Retail

Manufacturing

Professional

Fortune 500

Transportation

Log Truck Driver Turnover And Employment Statistics

Log Truck Driver Unemployment Rate Over Time

The Bureau of Labor Statistics came in clutch when it came down to figuring out how the unemployment rate has changed over time. Between 2008 and 2018, this is how the number of log truck drivers changed.

  • Unemployment rate

Log Truck Driver Unemployment Rate By Year

YearLog Truck Driver Unemployment Rate
201010.33%
20118.73%
20127.76%
20136.88%
20145.54%
20154.98%
20164.17%
20174.08%
20183.68%
20193.45%

The Average Number of Years That Log Truck Driver Stay in a Job

By looking over 577 log truck drivers resumes, we figured out that the average log truck driver enjoys staying at their job for Less than 1 year for a percentage of 40%.

Less than one year

1-2 years

3-4 years

5-7 years

8-10 years

11+ years

Log Truck Driver Tenure

Number or YearsPercentages
Less than 1 year40%
1-2 years28%
3-4 years12%
5-7 years12%
8-10 years4%
11+ years5%

Comparing The LGBT Ratio of Log Truck Drivers with Other Job Titles

After finding the gender ratio, we wondered if the percentages of LGBT persons were different as well. Using the data below, you can see how other job titles compare to log truck drivers.

Job TitleLGBTJob Openings
Log Truck Driver3.40%
Parking Attendant3.71%45,127
Street Sweeper Operator4.86%26,241
Transit Bus Driver5.67%355,403
Bus Assistant5.69%7,036
Chauffeur7.09%287,020
Ship Steward15.05%42,173

Log Truck Driver LGBT Demographics

ProfessionPercentages of LGBT Job Openings
Parking Attendant3.71%45,127
Street Sweeper Operator4.86%26,241
Transit Bus Driver5.67%355,403
Bus Assistant5.69%7,036
Chauffeur7.09%287,020
Ship Steward15.05%42,173

Foreign Languages Spoken By Log Truck Drivers

  • Spanish, 100.0%

Log Truck Driver Languages Spoken

Foreign LanguagePercentages
Spanish100.0%

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Log Truck Driver Heatmaps

The amount you can make as a log truck driver can depend on where you live. For example, the highest salary of log truck drivers is $55,395. Use our chart to find out where that salary is located.

Where Do Log Truck Drivers Earn The Most?

Log truck drivers earn the most in Washington, where the average log truck driver salary is $56,724. The map here shows where log truck drivers earn the highest salaries in the U.S. The darker areas across the 50 states highlight the highest salaries.

Average Salary

Which State Has The Most Log Truck Drivers?

By looking through more than 577 resumes, we found that the most popular places for log truck drivers are Colville, WA and Longview, WA.

Number of Log Truck Drivers

Number Of Log Truck Driver Jobs By State

RankStateNumber of JobsAverage Salary
1Ohio15,883$41,027
2Pennsylvania12,434$41,042
3Texas12,361$35,178
4Tennessee7,742$37,019
5Virginia7,516$34,995
6New York7,139$46,427
7Wisconsin6,106$42,164
8Washington3,418$56,724
9New Jersey3,096$41,828
10West Virginia2,759$38,352
11Oregon2,658$43,104
12Oklahoma2,558$42,943
13Arkansas2,362$36,462
14Utah1,876$44,629
15New Hampshire652$35,657
16Rhode Island589$37,634
17Wyoming556$46,273
18South Dakota511$40,927
19Vermont448$34,953
20California0$55,361
21Nevada0$47,910
22Montana0$48,998
23Alaska0$54,133
24Arizona0$46,621
25Kansas0$44,463
26Colorado0$47,981
27Hawaii0$51,881
28North Dakota0$44,114
29Michigan0$42,274
30Nebraska0$42,362
31Iowa0$41,021
32Delaware0$42,259
33New Mexico0$40,556
34District of Columbia0$44,535
35Indiana0$39,943
36North Carolina0$39,506
37Illinois0$41,110
38Idaho0$40,142
39Mississippi0$38,950
40Minnesota0$40,237
41Georgia0$38,817
42Connecticut0$39,509
43Louisiana0$38,220
44Massachusetts0$39,410
45Maryland0$39,399
46Florida0$37,911
47Alabama0$36,992
48South Carolina0$37,515
49Kentucky0$34,185
50Missouri0$34,694
51Maine0$30,146

Log Truck Driver Demographics FAQs

How Many Log Truck Driver Are There In The Us?

There are over 428,319 Log Truck Drivers in the United States.

What Percentage Of Log Truck Drivers Are Black?

12.0% of Log Truck Drivers are Black or African American

What Race Are Most Log Truck Drivers?

Most a are White, with 69.2% of Log Truck Drivers belonging to this ethnicity. 13.0% of Log Truck Drivers are Hispanic or Latino, 12.0% of Log Truck Drivers are Black or African American, 2.9% of Log Truck Drivers are Asian, 2.0% of Log Truck Drivers are Unknown, and 0.9% of Log Truck Drivers are American Indian and Alaska Native

Are Log Truck Driver Jobs Male - Dominated ?

Yes, Log Truck Driver jobs are male - dominated. 93% of Log Truck Drivers are male, and 7% are female, so there are more male Log Truck Drivers than female Log Truck Drivers in the United States.

How Old Is The Average Log Truck Driver ?

The average Log Truck Driver is 48 years old. 75% of Log Truck Drivers are 40+ years old or older, 17% are between the ages of 30-40 years, and 8% are between 20-30 years old

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