The average pay for a Head Sawyer is €38,177 a year and €18 an hour in Finland.
The average salary range for a Head Sawyer is between €28,649 and €45,940.
On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Head Sawyer.
This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Finland.
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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.