Labourers in wood, pulp and paper processing

National Occupation Code (NOC): 9614  ยท  Browse All Occupations

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Labourers in this unit group carry out a variety of general labouring and routine wood processing activities and assist pulp mill and papermaking machine operators. They are employed by pulp and paper, and paper converting companies, sawmills, planing mills, wood treatment plants, waferboard plants and other wood processing companies.

Alternate Job Titles

  • Bag-making Machine Tender Helper
  • Barking Machine Cleaner - Wood Processing
  • Beater Helper - Pulp And Paper
  • Beater Operator Helper - Pulp And Paper
  • Bolt Loader - Sawmill
  • Broke Hustler - Pulp And Paper
  • Brown Stock Washer Helper - Pulp And Paper
  • Cant Loader - Wood Processing
  • Car Stacker - Wood Processing
  • Carton-forming Machine Feeder
  • Chain Conveyor Tender - Sawmill
  • Chain Conveyor Tender - Wood Processing
  • Chainman/woman - Wood Processing
  • Chip Bin Attendant - Wood Processing
  • Chip Dump Operator - Wood Processing
  • Chip Silo Attendant - Wood Processing
  • Chip Storage Attendant - Wood Processing
  • Coating Machine Helper
  • Combiner Machine Helper
  • Conveyor Cleaner - Pulp And Paper
  • Corrugator-operator Helper
  • Cutter Helper - Pulp And Paper
  • Dry Chain Offbearer - Wood Processing
  • Dry Chainman/woman - Wood Processing
  • Feeder - Wood Processing
  • Fifth Hand - Pulp And Paper
  • Green Sorter - Wood Processing
  • Green Wood Chainman/woman - Wood Processing
  • Greensaw Offbearer - Wood Processing
  • Grinder Feeder - Pulp And Paper
  • Hand Bundler - Wood Processing
  • Handler - Wood Treatment
  • Hog Machine Tender - Wood Processing
  • Hot Plate Press Tender Helper
  • Jack Ladder Tender
  • Labourer - Pulp And Paper
  • Labourer - Wood Processing
  • Labourer, Paper Converting
  • Leverman/woman - Wood Processing
  • Lime Kiln Helper - Pulp And Paper
  • Log Deck Tender
  • Log Feeder
  • Log Handler
  • Log Peeler, Hand
  • Log Transfer Tender
  • Lumber Feeder - Wood Processing
  • Lumber Handler - Wood Processing
  • Lumber Salvager - Wood Processing
  • Lumber Straightener - Wood Processing
  • Lumber Tailer - Wood Processing
  • Lumber Tier - Wood Processing
  • Paper Sorter And Counter
  • Paper Tube Production Helper
  • Piler - Wood Processing
  • Plywood And Veneer Plant Labourer
  • Plywood Dryer Feeder
  • Pulp And Paper Labourer
  • Pulp-log Recleaner
  • Pulp-washer Helper
  • Rag Checker - Pulp And Paper
  • Rag Sorter - Pulp And Paper
  • Recovery Plant Helper - Pulp And Paper
  • Rollerman/woman - Wood Processing
  • Saw Tailer - Wood Processing
  • Sawmill Labourer
  • Sawmill Worker
  • Scrap Piler - Wood Processing
  • Screen Cleaner - Pulp And Paper
  • Shake Packer
  • Sheeter Helper - Pulp And Paper
  • Shingle Trimmer
  • Sixth Hand - Pulp And Paper
  • Stacker - Wood Processing
  • Supercalender Helper - Pulp And Paper
  • Thrasher Feeder
  • Timber-treating Tank Helper
  • Transfer Equipment Tender - Wood Processing
  • Transfer Man/woman - Wood Processing
  • Trimmer Loader - Wood Processing
  • Utility Man/woman - Pulp And Paper
  • Veneer Dryer Feeder
  • Wood Chip Unloader
  • Wood Processing Labourer
  • Wood Room Labourer - Pulp And Paper
  • Wood-preserving Plant Labourer
  • Yard Labourer - Pulp And Paper
  • Beater Operator Helper - Pulp And Paper
  • Chip Bin Attendant - Wood Processing
  • Conveyor Cleaner - Pulp And Paper
  • Green Wood Chainman/woman - Wood Processing
  • Grinder Feeder - Pulp And Paper
  • Labourer - Pulp And Paper
  • Labourer - Wood Processing
  • Lumber Straightener - Wood Processing
  • Plywood Dryer Feeder
  • Sheeter Helper - Pulp And Paper
  • Utility Man/woman - Pulp And Paper

Median Income by Education

The following table details the median income for various education levels for labourers in wood, pulp and paper processing.

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 $22,219
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 labourers in wood, pulp and paper processing.

Sex Median Income
Male $19,657
Female $3,946
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 labourers in wood, pulp and paper processing

Age Group Employed Individuals
15 to 24 years 40
25 to 34 years 0
35 to 44 years 20
45 to 54 years 25
55 to 64 years 15
65 to 74 years 0
75 years and over 0
Total 100
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

This chart outlines regional employment participation by employment type for labourers in wood, pulp and paper processing. Hover over a pie section to see the associated employment type, or refer to the table below.

Employment Type Employed Individuals
Full Time 70
Part Time 45
Total 115
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 labourers in wood, pulp and paper processing. Hover over a pie section to see the associated sex, or refer to the table below.

Sex Employed Individuals
Male 70
Female 45
Total 115
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 labourers in wood, pulp and paper processing. Hover over a pie section to see the associated class, or refer to the table below.

Class Employed Individuals
Employee 100
Self Employed 0
Total 100
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 labourers in wood, pulp and paper processing. Hover over a pie section to see the associated labour status, or refer to the table below.

Labour Status Individuals
Employed 85
Unemployed 20
Total 100
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 labourers in wood, pulp and paper processing. 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 15
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate 60
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 10
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 20
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 0
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 15
Total 115
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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