Slaughterer or Meat Packer Salary (United States)

A Slaughterer or Meat Packer earns an average wage of $12.00 per hour.
Slaughterer or Meat Packer Total Pay (?
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$8.22 - $14.81
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$8.22 - $14.81  
   
Overtime
$15.60 - $20.63  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
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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$17,100 - $43,063  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 16
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Job Description for Slaughterer or Meat Packer
  • Tend assembly lines and perform cuts needed to process carcasses.
  • Cut standard or premium cuts of meat according to customer specifications and wrap them.
  • Remove bones, prepare meat, and perform specialized slaughtering tasks.
  • Eviscerate and trim carcasses of slaughtered animals.

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Male
83%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
38%
10-19 years
6%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 73% dental benefits Dental: 60%
vision benefits Vision: 33% employee benefits None: 27%
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