Sawmill machine operators

National Occupation Code (NOC): 9431  ยท  Browse All Occupations

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Sawmill machine operators operate, monitor and control automated lumbermill equipment to saw timber logs into rough lumber; saw, trim and plane rough lumber into dressed lumber of various sizes; and saw or split shingles and shakes. They are employed in sawmills and planing mills.

Alternate Job Titles

  • Block Splitter - Sawmill
  • Board Sawyer - Sawmill
  • Bolt Sawyer - Sawmill
  • Bolterman/woman - Sawmill
  • Canter Operator - Sawmill
  • Chip Reclaim Operator - Sawmill
  • Chip-N-Saw Operator - Sawmill
  • Circular Saw Operator
  • Circular Saw Operator - Sawmill
  • Cut-off Saw Operator - Sawmill
  • Cutter, Shingles - Sawmill
  • Drag Saw Operator - Sawmill
  • Edger - Sawmill
  • Edger Operator, Automatic - Sawmill
  • Edgerman/woman
  • Edgerman/woman - Sawmill
  • Gang Sawyer - Sawmill
  • Head Sawyer
  • Head Sawyer - Sawmill
  • Headrig Operator - Sawmill
  • Head-saw Operator - Sawmill
  • High-speed Stud Operator - Sawmill
  • Jumbo Operator - Sawmill
  • Log Cut-off Operator
  • Log Cut-off Operator - Sawmill
  • Log Cut-off Sawyer - Sawmill
  • Log Gang Saw Operator - Sawmill
  • Log Gang Sawyer - Sawmill
  • Log Haul Cut-off Saw Operator - Sawmill
  • Log Hoist Operator - Sawmill
  • Lumber Sizer Operator - Sawmill
  • Machine Splitter - Sawmill
  • Planer - Sawmill
  • Planer Mill Machine Operator
  • Planer Operator
  • Planer Operator - Sawmill
  • Planerman/woman - Sawmill
  • Resaw Operator
  • Resaw Operator - Sawmill
  • Resawyer - Sawmill
  • Ripsaw Operator - Sawmill
  • Saw Operator - Sawmill
  • Sawdust Reclaim Operator - Sawmill
  • Sawing Machine Operator - Sawmill
  • Sawmill Machine Operator
  • Sawyer - Sawmill
  • Sawyer, Shakes - Sawmill
  • Scrag-saw Operator - Sawmill
  • Shake Maker
  • Shake Sawyer
  • Shake Splitter
  • Shingle Cutter
  • Shingle Maker
  • Shingle Sawyer
  • Slab Saw Operator
  • Slasher Operator - Sawmill
  • Slasher Saw Operator - Sawmill
  • Slasher Trim Operator - Sawmill
  • Splitter - Sawmill
  • Splitter Operator - Sawmill
  • Stave Bolt Saw Operator
  • Stave Bolt Sawyer - Sawmill
  • Tilt-hoist Operator - Sawmill
  • Timber Cut-off Sawyer - Sawmill
  • Transfer Operator - Sawmill
  • Trim Saw Operator - Sawmill
  • Trim Sawyer - Sawmill
  • Trimmer Operator - Sawmill
  • Trimmer Tender - Sawmill
  • Trimmerman/woman
  • Trimmerman/woman - Sawmill
  • Trimming Machine Operator - Sawmill
  • Trimming Machine Tender - Sawmill
  • Circular Saw Operator
  • Edgerman/woman
  • Head Sawyer
  • Log Cut-off Operator
  • Planer Operator
  • Resaw Operator
  • Shake Splitter
  • Trimmerman/woman

Median Income by Education

The following table details the median income for various education levels for sawmill machine operators.

Education Level Median Income
No certificate, diploma or degree N/A
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate N/A
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma N/A
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma N/A
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level N/A
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above N/A
Total: Highest certificate, diploma or degree N/A
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

Median Income by Sex

The following table details median income by sex for sawmill machine operators.

Sex Median Income
Male $0
Female $0
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Regional Employment Participation by Age Group

This chart and accompanying table outlines regional employment participation by age group for sawmill machine operators

Age Group Employed Individuals
15 to 24 years 10
25 to 34 years 0
35 to 44 years 10
45 to 54 years 0
55 to 64 years 0
65 to 74 years 0
75 years and over 0
Total 20
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Employment Type

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Employment Type Employed Individuals
Full Time 10
Part Time 0
Total 10
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Regional Employment Participation by Sex

This chart outlines regional employment participation by sex for sawmill machine operators. Hover over a pie section to see the associated sex, or refer to the table below.

Sex Employed Individuals
Male 15
Female 0
Total 15
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Regional Employment Participation by Class of Worker

This chart outlines regional employment participation by class of worker for sawmill machine operators. Hover over a pie section to see the associated class, or refer to the table below.

Class Employed Individuals
Employee 15
Self Employed 0
Total 15
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Labour Force Status

This chart outlines regional employment participation by labour force status for sawmill machine operators. Hover over a pie section to see the associated labour status, or refer to the table below.

Labour Status Individuals
Employed 15
Unemployed 10
Total 20
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Education Level

This chart outlines regional employment participation by education level for sawmill machine operators. Hover over a pie section to see the associated education level, or refer to the table below.

Education Level Individuals
No certificate, diploma or degree 0
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate 10
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 0
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 0
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 0
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 0
Total 15
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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