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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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$19,660
25th Percentile Wage
$22,850
50th Percentile Wage
$28,380
75th Percentile Wage
$35,760
90th Percentile Wage
$43,530

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 $43,530. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $28,380. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $19,660. Note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 121% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of wood sawing machine setters, operators, and tenders from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201628,3802.04%7.72%
201527,8002.73%-
201427,0401.63%-
201326,6001.54%-
201226,190--

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 9 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 $34,910. The lowest paying sector is the federal, state, and local government sector (annual salary $26,260).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Transportation and Warehousing
$34,910
Retail Trade
$30,950
Construction
$30,320
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting
$30,280
Wholesale Trade
$30,160
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$29,200
Manufacturing
$28,150
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$27,010
Federal, State, and Local Government
$26,260

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 $35,600. The highest paying state for wood sawing machine setters, operators, and tenders is Washington with a median annual salary of $35,600. 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
Washington
$35,600
Idaho
$34,260
Illinois
$34,170
Louisiana
$34,160
Oregon
$33,650
Montana
$33,510
Connecticut
$32,970
New Jersey
$32,930
Vermont
$32,180
Maryland
$32,000
Ohio
$31,920
Nebraska
$31,670
Wyoming
$31,010
Maine
$30,810
Wisconsin
$30,410
New Hampshire
$29,960
Oklahoma
$29,740
North Dakota
$29,690
Michigan
$29,580
South Dakota
$29,580
New York
$29,520
West Virginia
$29,380
Indiana
$29,280
Minnesota
$29,050
Pennsylvania
$29,030
North Carolina
$28,930
Colorado
$28,020
Virginia
$28,020
Arkansas
$27,860
Nevada
$27,780
Massachusetts
$27,290
Iowa
$27,230
California
$27,220
Arizona
$26,600
Tennessee
$26,130
New Mexico
$25,760
Missouri
$25,700
South Carolina
$25,590
Utah
$25,570
Florida
$25,460
Georgia
$25,400
Mississippi
$24,740
Delaware
$24,100
Alabama
$23,690
Kansas
$23,320
Rhode Island
$23,000
Kentucky
$22,930
Texas
$22,380
Puerto Rico
$19,350


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