Meat Wrapper Salary

Pay for Meat Wrappers in the United States sits in the ballpark of $10.12 per hour. Pay ranges from $7.83 per hour on the low end to $14.62 on the high end. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. Just under one-half of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, approximately one-half report medical coverage and around two in five claim dental coverage as well. Among folks in this role, job satisfaction levels approximately match the national average. Women Meat Wrappers who took the survey just slightly outnumber men. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$7.83 - $14.62
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $10
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$7.83 - $14.62  
   
Overtime
$10.05 - $22.30  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.00 - $582  
   
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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$16,326 - $31,020  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 181
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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.


The average beginner in this position makes around $19K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $25K. For Meat Wrappers, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $24K. More than 20 years of experience seem related to solid financial gains; veterans in this group report earning a median of $27K.

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Experience Affects Meat Wrapper Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 25%

Mid-Career
up arrow 15%

Experienced
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National Average
$21,000

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 27 votes.

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 51%
dental benefits
Dental: 39%
medical benefits
Vision: 34%
dental benefits
None: 46%
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