Meat Wrapper Salary

Median pay for Meat Wrappers in the United States is around $9.99 per hour. Lower pay rates hover around $7.68 per hour, and the higher rates verge on $14.34. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 56 percent. While a little less than one-half report receiving no health benefits, about one-half do receive medical coverage, and about two in five have dental, as well. Most people in this profession are content with their work, and moderate levels of job satisfaction are reported. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$7.68 - $14.34
(Median)
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$7.68 - $14.34  
   
Overtime
$9.85 - $22.55  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.00 - $484.79  
   
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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$15,998 - $30,512  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 141
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Job Description for Meat Wrapper

  • Answer questions about products, the source of products, cooking, and preparation of meat, and general store information.
  • Meet or exceed company guidelines about hygiene, presentation and customer service at meat case and workstations.
  • Stock and rotate products in all displays, and ensure that none are past the sell-by date.
  • Cut, grind, weigh, price, wrap, and package meat for customers.
  • Drive, load, and unload pallet jacks or other equipment in the storage area, refrigerated area, and loading areas.

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Pay by Experience Level for Meat Wrapper

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $19K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $25K. Meat Wrappers claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $26K. Survey participants with more than two decades under their belts actually report earning less than people with less experience; the former take home only $25K on average.

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Experience Affects Meat Wrapper Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 22%

Mid-Career
up arrow 18%

Late-Career
up arrow 18%

National Average
$21,000

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 24 votes.

Gender

Female
56 %
Male
44 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 50% dental benefits Dental: 40%
vision benefits Vision: 34% employee benefits None: 46%
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