Meat Wrapper Salary

Pay for Meat Wrappers in the United States sits in the ballpark of $10.03 per hour. Compensation ranges from $7.64 per hour on the lower end to $14.43 on the higher end. Work is reasonably fulfilling for most Meat Wrappers — the majority report average levels of job satisfaction. Women make up a slight majority of Meat Wrappers (56 percent) survey respondents. Health benefits are not claimed by all — a little less than half lack any form of coverage — but close to one-half have medical insurance, and about two in five have dental, too. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$7.64 - $14.43
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$7.64 - $14.43  
   
Overtime
$9.81 - $22.66  
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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$15,919 - $30,664  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 134
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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 worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $19K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $25K. Meat Wrappers see a median salary of $26K after reaching one to two decades on the job. People who have worked for 20 years or more actually report earning less than people who are in the middle of their careers; the veterans take home a mere $25K by contrast.

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Experience Affects Meat Wrapper Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 22%

Mid-Career
up arrow 18%

Late-Career
up arrow 15%

National Average
$21,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 10%

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
52%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 50% dental benefits Dental: 40%
vision benefits Vision: 32% employee benefits None: 47%
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