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Saw Filer Salary

Male Saw Filers number significantly more than their female counterparts, and average earnings in this role come out to $15.81 per hour in the United States. The majority of Saw Filers claim high levels of job satisfaction. While some workers in this profession — close to a third — do not have any health coverage, the larger part do receive medical benefits and more than two-fifths have dental insurance. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$10.97 - $24.05
(Median)
$11
$16
$24
MEDIAN: $15.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$10.97 - $24.05  
   
Overtime
$15.10 - $36.63  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $496.65  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$24,010 - $58,182  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 62

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Job Description for Saw Filer

A saw filer is an important employee at any sawmill or lumber milling operation. These facilities rely heavily on the efficiency and accuracy of their industrial saw blade components, and the saw filer is the person who keeps them fully functional. Saw filers will work daily to inspect and adjust saw blades and their teeth to ensure that the mill operates at peak efficiency and safety and that the lumber milled is accurate and usable.

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Saw Filer Advice

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Saw Filer in Ann Arbor:
"Pay Attention To Details."
Watch and listen to your instructor/head filer. Take notes on small details and follow through with them, as they will help you stay ahead office large-scale problems in the future.

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Experience Affects Saw Filer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 18%

Experienced
up arrow 18%

National Average
$38,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 20%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
9%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
40%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 67% dental benefits Dental: 43%
vision benefits Vision: 38% employee benefits None: 33%
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