A Meat Cutter, Retail earns an average wage of $12.84 per hour. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.
Meat Cutter, Retail Total Pay (?
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$19,321 - $59,395
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MEDIAN: $35,602
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Meat Cutter, Retail Total Pay (?
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$8.54 - $19.33
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MEDIAN: $12.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$19,321 - $59,395  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,968  
Profit Sharing
$242.40 - $3,194  
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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$18,405 - $43,056  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 23 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 642
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$8.54 - $19.33  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $0.80  
Overtime
$12.58 - $30.78  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,968  
   
Profit Sharing
$242.40 - $3,194  
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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$18,405 - $43,056  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 23 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 642
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Job Description for Meat Cutter, Retail
Meat cutters frequently work in grocery stores, supermarkets, and butcher shops. Positions can be either part-time or full-time, with varying and flexible work schedules. This line of work frequently requires occasional hours on weekends, evenings, and holidays. Meat cutters are knowledgeable about the various types of meat and seafood offered where they work, and can help customers choose the meat that fits their needs.
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Meat Cutter, Retail Tasks
  • Prepare meat for weighing and packaging.
  • Cut and process a variety of meat products.
  • Clean the meat up by cutting the fat and unwanted parts.
  • Keep an clean work area.
Pay by Experience Level for Meat Cutter, Retail
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Experience Affects Meat Cutter, Retail Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 31%
Experienced
up arrow 18%
Mid-Career
up arrow 3%
National Average
$28,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 18%
Job Satisfaction
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Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5 based on 36 votes.
Gender
Female
9%
female alumni
 
Male
91%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
20%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 64% dental benefits Dental: 53%
vision benefits Vision: 39% employee benefits None: 33%
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