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Lumber Handler Salary
in Montana, United States

$30,307 (USD)

Average Salary

$15/hr

Average Hourly

$436

Average Bonus

Last updated: March 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Lumber Handler is $30,307 a year and $15 an hour in Montana, United States. The average salary range for a Lumber Handler is between $23,216 and $36,104. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Montana, United States.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Stacks lumber on kiln cars, in yard, or in shed to dry or store, performing any combination of following tasks: places lumber piece by piece in layers, leaving space between edges of adjacent pieces.
  • Places sticks between layers as stack rises to permit circulation of air and bind stack together.
  • Stands on ground and hands lumber to another worker on top of stack.
  • Positions timbers on kiln car, ground, or shed floor to build foundation for lumber stacks.
  • Places blocks against wheels of loaded kiln car in dry kiln to prevent movement of car.
  • Unloads lumber from stacks or kiln cars.
  • Places lumber, veneer, or plywood on conveyor for further processing.
  • Loads and unloads stacking machine, working in teamwork with other workers stacker, machine.
  • May stack bundles of laths or barrel staves.
  • May attach identity card to stacks of lumber and record number of stacks by species for supervisor.
  • May carry materials, such as lumber, mortar mix, and nails to sales counter or load materials onto delivery trucks.
  • May be designated according to purpose of stacking as kiln stacker.
Lumber Handler Job Prevalence in Montana, United States

Job family: Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand

Job family population: 2,711,320

Estimated population of Lumber Handler jobs: 22,775

Rate of error: 0.7%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$35,134
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

Lumber Handler Job Listings for Montana, United States

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