The average hourly pay for a Saw Filer is $16.66.
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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. Most sawmills process many different species of wood, of va…Read more
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Popular Skills for Saw Filer
Avg. Hourly Rate
Skills in Filing, Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding, Team Leadership and Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) Welding are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Equipment Maintenance.
Pay by Experience Level for Saw Filer
An early career Saw Filer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $14.42 based on 59 salaries. A mid-career Saw Filer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.60 based on 27 salaries. An experienced Saw Filer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.79 based on 34 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $22.
Years of Experience
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