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Wood Sawing Machine Operators

Wages & Outlook

 

Typical Wages

Wages listed below are for a variety of experience and education levels. Make sure that you research the typical entry-level education and work experience and training requirements for this occupation.

This career: $23.76
Statewide median: $25.22

 

This career pays below the statewide median wage.


Wages for Wood Sawing Machine Operators *

Area Low Median High
U S
$16.64 $18.90 $22.86
Minnesota
$20.10 $23.76 $26.68
Central Minnesota
$23.07 $24.55 $27.88
Northeast Minnesota
$18.62 $23.63 $24.74
Northwest Minnesota
$18.62 $22.93 $24.14
Southeast Minnesota
$19.07 $23.99 $25.10
Southwest Minnesota
$18.13 $22.26 $24.18
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN
$21.19 $24.33 $27.77

* "Low" indicates 25% of workers earn less and 75% earn more.
"Median" indicates 50% of workers earn less and 50% earn more.
"High" indicates 75% of workers earn less and 25% earn more.

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Employment

In Minnesota, there are 750 workers employed in this very small career.

Where do Wood Sawing Machine Operators most often work?

 

Current Demand

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This career is currently in low demand.

 

Future Demand

This career is seeing high growth compared to other careers.

There will be a need for about 1,175 new Wood Sawing Machine Operators to meet market demand between 2020-2030. This includes the demand due to replacement (workers leaving the occupation or retiring) as well as growth.

 

Employment Outlook for Wood Sawing Machine Operators
Area Employment Employment Change
2020 2030 Number Percent
U S 50,500 53,900 3,400 6.7%
Minnesota 966 1,030 64 6.6%
Northeast Minnesota 32 32 0 0%
Northwest Minnesota 61 66 5 8.2%
Southeast Minnesota 53 55 2 3.8%
Southwest Minnesota 30 32 2 6.7%


Source: You can learn about our data sources in the About Us section.