Saw Filer Salary

A sizeable majority of Saw Filers in the United States are men. In this role, average pay is around $16.16 per hour. The majority of Saw Filers claim high levels of job satisfaction. Some workers in this field — just under a third — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by a majority and dental plans are enjoyed by a little less than one-half. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$10.61 - $23.61
(Median)
$11
$16
$24
MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$10.61 - $23.61  
   
Overtime
$15.46 - $35.76  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
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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$22,890 - $59,430  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 73
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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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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 23%

Experienced
up arrow 19%

National Average
$39,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 21%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
98 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
36%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 69% dental benefits Dental: 46%
vision benefits Vision: 35% employee benefits None: 31%
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