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Mill Laborer Salary
in British Columbia, Canada

$26,311 (CAD)

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Mill Laborer is $26,311 a year and $13 an hour in British Columbia, Canada. The average salary range for a Mill Laborer is between $26,311 and $29,517. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in British Columbia, Canada.

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Job Summary

  • Performs any combination of following duties to facilitate cutting, finishing, storing, cleaning, and shipping wood products, and inspects products prior to shipment: stacks lumber or wood products on floor or in bins to supply machine operators or assemblers, or in kiln cars, yard, or shed for storage or seasoning.
  • Places sticks between lumber to permit air circulation, and binds stacks together during seasoning.
  • Hammers shaped steel bands into timbers and railroad ties to prevent splitting during seasoning and inserts bolts or metal dowels through split timbers to hold parts together.
  • Dismantles crates and removes nails and other metal from wooden parts to salvage material, using handtools.
  • Applies filler, putty, or other material, using brush, putty knife, and fingers to fill wood pores, holes, cracks, or other indentations.
  • Removes paint, lacquer, and other finishes from wood products, using solvent, steel wool, brush, and cloths, and sands rough spots, using sandpaper or sanding machine, to prepare surfaces for finishing.
  • Traces patterns on lumber stock as guide for machine operator.
  • Attaches articles to wires, cord, or hooks preparatory to dipping.
  • Dips article into vats to coat them with paint, asphalt, or other ingredients.
  • Marks furniture surfaces with crayon or rough-edged object to simulate antique finish.
  • Brushes surfaces with glue preparatory to covering surfaces with leather, paper, or other materials.
  • Nails together lumber for cutting, and places lumber on machine table.
  • Examines materials and products for defects, finish, and grade, and accuracy of dimension.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2023:
5 Year Change:
13 %


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