Slaughterer or Meat Packer Salary

A Slaughterer or Meat Packer earns an average wage of $12.93 per hour.

$8.50 - $14.48
$8
$12
$14
MEDIAN: $11.57
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

Hourly Data $0$22
Hourly Rate $8.50 - $14.48
Overtime $20.75
Annual Data $0$42K
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).
)
$17,872 - $42,302
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 14

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)

Job Description for Slaughterer or Meat Packer

The main function of a slaughterer is to prepare choice and premium meat by cutting, chopping, and slicing to prepare for purchase and consumption. They are also responsible for wrapping meat after it has been chopped and even rolling it into sausage links and other products. Specifically, slaughterers prepare animal meat by washing, shaving, and removing all feathers, removing the skin, and cutting open and removing what will not be used.

Read More...

Slaughterer or Meat Packer Tasks

  • Remove bones, prepare meat, and perform specialized slaughtering tasks.
  • Eviscerate and trim carcasses of slaughtered animals.
  • Tend assembly lines and perform cuts needed to process carcasses.
  • Cut standard or premium cuts of meat according to customer specifications and wrap them.

Slaughterer or Meat Packer Job Listings

Key Stats for Slaughterer or Meat Packer

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %
Less than 1 year
22%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
11%
ADVERTISEMENT
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
United States (change)

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
22%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
no benefits
None: 20%
ADVERTISEMENT