Meat Wrapper Salary

Median pay for Meat Wrappers in the United States is around $10.70 per hour. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and one-half lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by approximately half and dental coverage is claimed by nearly one in three. Work is enjoyable for Meat Wrappers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Female Meat Wrappers survey participants are more prevalent than men — 66 percent of professionals. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$8.36 - $17.02
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MEDIAN: $10.70
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$8.36 - $17.02  
   
Overtime
$8.63 - $27.42  
National Annualized Data (?
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Bonus
$370.00  
   
Total Pay (?
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$17,468 - $37,041  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 175

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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

  • 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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Meat Wrappers flock to Shop 'n Save for generous paychecks, where average earnings of $22K lead the pack in compensation.

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
66 %
Male
34 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
15%
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Experience Affects Meat Wrapper Salaries

Late-Career
▲38%

Experienced
▲25%

Mid-Career
▲13%

National Average
$23,000

▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
66 %
Male
34 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 51%
dental benefits
Dental: 32%
vision benefits
Vision: 31%
no benefits
None: 48%