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Average Salary
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Dry Kiln Operator Careers

There is more than meets the eye when it comes to being a dry kiln operator. For example, did you know that they make an average of $18.49 an hour? That's $38,467 a year!

What Does a Dry Kiln Operator Do

When it comes to searching for a job, many search for a key term or phrase. Instead, it might be more helpful to search by industry, as you might be missing jobs that you never thought about in industries that you didn't even think offered positions related to the dry kiln operator job title. But what industry to start with? Most dry kiln operators actually find jobs in the manufacturing and hospitality industries.

How To Become a Dry Kiln Operator

If you're interested in becoming a dry kiln operator, one of the first things to consider is how much education you need. We've determined that 8.3% of dry kiln operators have a bachelor's degree. In terms of higher education levels, we found that 0.0% of dry kiln operators have master's degrees. Even though some dry kiln operators have a college degree, it's possible to become one with only a high school degree or GED.

Choosing the right major is always an important step when researching how to become a dry kiln operator. When we researched the most common majors for a dry kiln operator, we found that they most commonly earn high school diploma degrees or bachelor's degree degrees. Other degrees that we often see on dry kiln operator resumes include license degrees or None degrees.

You may find that experience in other jobs will help you become a dry kiln operator. In fact, many dry kiln operator jobs require experience in a role such as lumber inspector. Meanwhile, many dry kiln operators also have previous career experience in roles such as technician or production worker.

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Average Salary
$38,467
Average Salary
Job Openings
4,062
Job Openings

Dry Kiln Operator Demographics

Gender

male

93.5 %

female

6.5 %

Ethnicity

White

75.8 %

Black or African American

11.5 %

Hispanic or Latino

8.3 %
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Dry Kiln Operator Education

Degrees

Certificate

66.7 %

High School Diploma

16.7 %

Bachelors

8.3 %
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Top Dry Kiln Operator Employers

1. Weyerhaeuser
4.7
Avg. Salary: 
$44,189
Dry Kiln Operators Hired: 
4+
2. Elliott Company
4.4
Avg. Salary: 
$31,618
Dry Kiln Operators Hired: 
1+
3. International Paper
4.8
Avg. Salary: 
$41,042
Dry Kiln Operators Hired: 
1+
4. Sierra Pacific Industries
4.8
Avg. Salary: 
$39,121
Dry Kiln Operators Hired: 
1+
5. Stimson Lumber
4.2
Avg. Salary: 
$27,454
Dry Kiln Operators Hired: 
1+
6. Pride Manufacturing Company
3.8
Avg. Salary: 
$49,600
Dry Kiln Operators Hired: 
1+
Updated October 2, 2020