AU$53,240
Avg. Salary
AU$21.34
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Butcher is AU$21.34 per hour.

The average pay for a Butcher is AU$53,240 per year.

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AU$18.20
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AU$21.34
50%
AU$26.23
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MEDIAN AU$21.34
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AU$37k
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AU$53k
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AU$76k
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MEDIAN AU$53,240
AU$36,751 - AU$76,354
AU$37K
AU$53K
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MEDIAN: AU$53,240
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AU$18.20 - AU$26.23
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MEDIAN: AU$21.34
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AU$0AU$76K
Salary AU$36,751 - AU$76,354
Bonus AU$497 - AU$19,574
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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AU$37,969 - AU$61,798
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 15 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 186
Hourly Data AU$0AU$36
Hourly Rate AU$18.20 - AU$26.23
Hourly Tips AU$0.20
Overtime AU$14.97 - AU$36.60
Annual Data AU$0AU$61K
Bonus AU$497 - AU$19,574
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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AU$37,969 - AU$61,798
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 15 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 501

Job Description for Butcher

Butchers slaughter, dress and sell meat from animals such as cows, pigs, fish and poultry. They must have experience butchering whole animals, and they are expected to have knowledge of both primal and sub-primal cuts; knowledge of speciality cuts is a must. Butchers are required to clean, shape, de-bone and tie cuts of meat by hand to form roasts. Knowledge of common tools such as knives, saws, trays and slicers is necessary as well. In addition, the butcher must maintain a clean and safe working environment for all equipment and areas. They must also swap and change prices as needed, remove expired meat and ensure stock is available to meet daily demands.

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Butcher Tasks
  • Clean the meat up by cutting the fat and unwanted parts.
  • Keep an clean work area.
  • Prepare meat for weighing and packaging.
  • Cut and process a variety of meat products.

Butcher Pay By Employer

$0$44K

$31,160

Safeway, Inc.
5 profiles
$27,040

Butcher Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Butcher

Pay by Experience for a Butcher has a positive trend. An entry-level Butcher with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$42,000 based on 242 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Butcher with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$47,000 based on 298 salaries. An experienced Butcher which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$49,000 based on 258 salaries. A Butcher with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$49,000 based on 217 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$47,747

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Butcher Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Butcher?

Butcher in Brisbane:
"Working in Brisbane."
Pros: It’s a perfect location for work and family
Cons:

Butcher in Newcastle:
"Great."
Pros: The weather and the drive
Cons: How far it is to travel everyday

Butcher in Melbourne:
"Pay."
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Key Stats for Butcher

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
30%

Experience Affects Butcher Salaries

▲3%

▲2%

National Average
AU$48,000

▼1%

▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
30%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 4%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
vision benefits
Vision: 1%
no benefits
None: 96%