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Wood Sawing Machine Setters, Operator, and Tender Salary Information

The salary statistics of wood sawing machine setters, operators, and tenders are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of wood sawing machine setters, operators, and tenders within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The wood sawing machine setters, operators, and tenders annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1. Wood Sawing Machine Setters, Operator, and Tender Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$20,560
25th Percentile Wage
$23,760
50th Percentile Wage
$29,080
75th Percentile Wage
$36,310
90th Percentile Wage
$44,190

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for wood sawing machine setters, operators, and tenders. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) wood sawing machine setters, operators, and tenders is $44,190. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $29,080. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $20,560. It is noted that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 114% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of wood sawing machine setters, operators, and tenders from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$29,080
2.41% 9.94%
2016
$28,380
2.04% -
2015
$27,800
2.73% -
2014
$27,040
1.63% -
2013
$26,600
1.54% -
2012
$26,190
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Table 2. Wood Sawing Machine Setters, Operator, and Tender Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of wood sawing machine setters, operators, and tenders in 11 major industry sectors are shown in Table 2. We note that the salaries vary considerably within different industry sectors. The highest paying industry sector for wood sawing machine setters, operators, and tenders occupations is the transportation and warehousing sector with an annual salary $35,580. The lowest paying sector is the health care and social assistance sector (annual salary $23,830).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Transportation and Warehousing
$35,580
Federal, State, and Local Government
$35,380
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$33,860
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$32,070
Retail Trade
$31,390
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting
$31,010
Construction
$30,780
Wholesale Trade
$29,660
Manufacturing
$28,980
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$25,630
Health Care and Social Assistance
$23,830

Table 3. Median Annual Wage of Wood Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders by States

From the above tables we note that not only wood sawing machine setters, operators, and tenders salaries vary considerably based on one's education and experience, and the industry sectors, they also change considerably from state to state. In the following table we compare the median salary of wood sawing machine setters, operators, and tenders in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $19,350 to $46,260. The highest paying state for wood sawing machine setters, operators, and tenders is Alaska with a median annual salary of $46,260. The lowest paying state is Puerto Rico with a median annual salary of $19,350. For more salary information of wood sawing machine setters, operators, and tenders profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
Alaska
$46,260
Connecticut
$39,710
Vermont
$37,660
Idaho
$36,520
Louisiana
$35,280
New Jersey
$35,240
Montana
$35,060
Washington
$34,700
Illinois
$34,200
Nebraska
$34,100
Oregon
$33,590
Oklahoma
$33,460
New Hampshire
$33,240
New York
$32,730
Ohio
$31,770
Maine
$31,710
Colorado
$31,670
Michigan
$30,900
Pennsylvania
$30,390
Iowa
$30,170
Maryland
$30,080
Minnesota
$30,040
Indiana
$29,810
Wyoming
$29,700
West Virginia
$29,460
Massachusetts
$29,360
South Dakota
$29,230
Arkansas
$29,080
Mississippi
$28,940
Wisconsin
$28,600
Arizona
$28,470
North Carolina
$28,370
Virginia
$28,340
New Mexico
$28,300
Florida
$27,710
North Dakota
$27,660
South Carolina
$27,610
Georgia
$27,340
California
$27,310
Nevada
$27,180
Rhode Island
$27,110
Tennessee
$27,020
Alabama
$25,440
Texas
$24,900
Kansas
$24,600
Utah
$24,380
Missouri
$24,260
Delaware
$24,100
Kentucky
$23,820
Puerto Rico
$19,350



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