Meat Wrapper Salary

Median pay for Meat Wrappers in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $11.02 per hour. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. The majority of Meat Wrappers (65 percent) who took the survey are female. Most Meat Wrappers report high levels of job satisfaction. Although close to one-half lack health benefits of any kind, half do enjoy medical insurance, and just under a third get dental coverage, too. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$8.50 - $17.06
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$11
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MEDIAN: $11.02
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Hourly Data $0$27
Hourly Rate $8.50 - $17.06
Overtime $8.51 - $27.63
Annual Data $0$37K
Bonus $300.00
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$17,781 - $37,004
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 172

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Job Description for Meat Wrapper

Meat wrappers work primarily in delis and use grinders, saws, and other machines to cut, process, and wrap meats manually or in an automated fashion. Meats must then be stocked and placed in the appropriate coolers or freezers and weighed for pricing, and the meat stock must be rotated appropriately.

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Meat Wrapper Tasks

  • 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.
  • Stock and rotate products in all displays, and ensure that none are past the sell-by date.
  • 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.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Meat Wrapper


Shop 'n Save offers the highest compensation with a median salary of $22K.

Pay by Experience Level for Meat Wrapper

Pay by Experience for a Meat Wrapper has a positive trend. An entry-level Meat Wrapper with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $20,000 based on 107 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Meat Wrapper with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $26,000 based on 33 salaries. An experienced Meat Wrapper which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $28,000 based on 34 salaries. A Meat Wrapper with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $31,000 based on 26 salaries.

Key Stats for Meat Wrapper

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 29 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
13%
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Experience Affects Meat Wrapper Salaries

Late-Career
▲34%

Experienced
▲21%

Mid-Career
▲10%

National Average
$23,000

▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 29 votes.

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 50%
dental benefits
Dental: 29%
vision benefits
Vision: 28%
no benefits
None: 49%
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