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Band Log Mill & Carriage Operator Salary
in Idaho, United States

$36,012 (USD)

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Last updated: February 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Band Log Mill & Carriage Operator is $36,012 a year and $17 an hour in Idaho, United States. The average salary range for a Band Log Mill & Carriage Operator is between $27,074 and $43,413. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Idaho, United States.

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Job Summary

  • Operates head saw and feed carriage to saw logs into cants or boards: starts mechanical loader arms that place log on carriage.
  • Sets dogs and adjusts carriage blocks to align log for sawing.
  • Activates carriage that moves log against saw blade.
  • Starts saw to cut log.
  • Observes exposed face of log after first cut to determine grade and size of next cut and adjusts setting of carriage blocks.
  • Starts mechanical log turner that turns log over on carriage for subsequent cuts.
  • May change saw blades.
  • May be designated according to type of saw operated as band-head-saw operator; circular-head-saw operator.
Band Log Mill & Carriage Operator Job Prevalence in Idaho, United States

Job family: Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood

Job family population: 51,950

Estimated population of Band Log Mill & Carriage Operator jobs: 19,789

Rate of error: 2.3%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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