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Meat Wrapper Salary

Earnings for Meat Wrappers in the United States come in at around $9.90 per hour on average. The bottom of the pay range sits near $7.54 per hour, and the top verges on $14.55. Most Meat Wrappers are fairly content with their jobs, and work satisfaction falls in line with the national average. Although just over two-fifths lack health benefits of any kind, one-half do enjoy medical insurance, and more than two-fifths get dental coverage, too. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 54 percent.
$7.54 - $14.55
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$7.54 - $14.55  
   
Overtime
$9.81 - $25.41  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $500  
   
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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$15,709 - $30,994  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 110
United States (change)

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.


Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $19K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $26K. Meat Wrappers claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $27K. Folks with more than two decades of experience actually report lower incomes overall; their average comes out to a mere $24K.

Experience Affects Meat Wrapper Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 30%

Mid-Career
up arrow 22%

Late-Career
up arrow 17%

National Average
$21,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 51% dental benefits Dental: 43%
vision benefits Vision: 35% employee benefits None: 45%