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Meat Wrapper Salary

Meat Wrappers in the United States can expect to earn an average of $10.11 per hour. Compensation ranges from $7.69 per hour on the lower end to $14.74 on the higher end. Most Meat Wrappers are fairly content with their jobs, and work satisfaction falls in line with the national average. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and just over two-fifths lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by over one-half and dental coverage is claimed by more than two-fifths. Women Meat Wrappers who took the survey just slightly outnumber men.

$7.69 - $14.74
(Median)
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$10
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MEDIAN: $10
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$7.69 - $14.74  
   
Overtime
$9.81 - $24.81  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $503  
   
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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$16,020 - $31,298  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 123

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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 $26K. On average, Meat Wrappers make $26K following one to two decades on the job. Survey participants with more than twenty years of experience only make around $24K on average, though; this group reports a lower median than the one claimed by mid-career individuals.

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Experience Affects Meat Wrapper Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 20%

Mid-Career
up arrow 19%

Late-Career
up arrow 11%

National Average
$22,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 53% dental benefits Dental: 42%
vision benefits Vision: 34% employee benefits None: 44%