Wood Processing Worker

Kaimahi Kani Rākau

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Wood processing workers set up and use woodworking machinery to cut logs into timber for building, furniture, paper and other products.


Wood processing workers usually earn

$33K-$50K per year

Source: Competenz and Stats NZ, 2017.

Job opportunities

Chances of finding work as a wood processing worker are average due to lower overseas demand for processed wood.
A wood processing worker lifts a log using a forklift to get it onto a sawmill to cut

Wood processing workers turn logs of wood into timber

Last updated 1 August 2017