Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for a Saw Filer is $17.41
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Saw Filers?
An early career Saw Filer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $15.51 based on 44 salaries. A mid-career Saw Filer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.36 based on 17 salaries. An experienced Saw Filer with 10-19 years of …Read more
What Do Saw Filers Do?
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.
Most sawmills process many different species of wood, of …Read more