Butcher Salary

The average pay for a Butcher is $13.37 per hour. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job.
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$23,125 - $63,606
$23K
$35K
$64K
MEDIAN: $35,493
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90%

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$9.42 - $19.71
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$13
$20
MEDIAN: $13.16
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$0$63K
Salary $23,125 - $63,606
Bonus $147.95 - $3,041
Profit Sharing $1,500
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$20,161 - $46,845
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 56
Hourly Data $0$27
Hourly Rate $9.42 - $19.71
Hourly Tips $1.00
Overtime $12.95 - $27.84
Annual Data $0$46K
Bonus $147.95 - $3,041
Profit Sharing $1,500
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$20,161 - $46,845
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 313

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Job Description for Butcher

Butchers slaughter, dress and sell meat from animals such as cows, pigs, fish and poultry. They must have experience butchering whole animals, and they are expected to have knowledge of both primal and sub-primal cuts; knowledge of speciality cuts is a must. Butchers are required to clean, shape, de-bone and tie cuts of meat by hand to form roasts. Knowledge of common tools such as knives, saws, trays and slicers is necessary as well. In addition, the butcher must maintain a clean and safe working environment for all equipment and areas. They must also swap and change prices as needed, remove expired meat and ensure stock is available to meet daily demands.

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Butcher Tasks

  • Clean the meat up by cutting the fat and unwanted parts.
  • Keep an clean work area.
  • Prepare meat for weighing and packaging.
  • Cut and process a variety of meat products.

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Pay by Experience Level for Butcher

Pay by Experience for a Butcher has a positive trend. An entry-level Butcher with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $26,000 based on 177 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Butcher with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $30,000 based on 115 salaries. An experienced Butcher which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 88 salaries. A Butcher with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $38,000 based on 48 salaries.

Butcher Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Butcher?

Butcher in Charlotte:
Pros: I love interacting with a variety of people from different backgrounds.
Cons: I qould say the hours that I qork but thats a part of the job.

Butcher in Minneapolis:
"Great."
Pros: The relaxed atmespher.
Cons: No benefits.

Butcher in Fairfax:
"Wow."
Pros: Getting the experience an know how on how to be a butcher.
Cons: Being in a cold walk in cooler for all those hours.

Key Stats for Butcher

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 53 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
13%
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Experience Affects Butcher Salaries

Late-Career
▲29%

Experienced
▲16%

Mid-Career
▲1%

National Average
$30,000

Entry-Level
▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 53 votes.

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 41%
dental benefits
Dental: 27%
vision benefits
Vision: 21%
no benefits
None: 58%
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