Brush Clearing Laborer

Cut trees, brushes, and other growths, to clear land for construction.
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Salary Range
$20,000 – $48,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Brush Clearing Laborers do?

Cuts trees, brush, and other growth, using chain saw, ax, brush-hook, and other handtools to clear land for construction, forestry, logging or agriculture activities, to remove infestation, or to control growth along utility, highway, or railroad right-of-way. May pile brush for burning or load onto trucks. May feed brush into shredding or chipping machine.


Should I be a Brush Clearing Laborer?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Helpful: You always keep an eye out for what other people need.

  • Also known as: Laborer, Brush Clearing, Line Clearance Foreman

    How to become a Brush Clearing Laborer

    Most Brush Clearing Laborers have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate's degree to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9ceaaa&chl=no+college+%2888%25%29|certificate+%284%25%29|associate%27s+%287%25%29|||doctorate+%281%25%29&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,88,88
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