A Mid-Career Butcher earns an average wage of AU$20.51 per hour.

AU$35,170 - AU$66,445
AU$35K
AU$51K
AU$66K
MEDIAN: AU$51,112
10%
50%
90%
AU$18.13 - AU$25.70
AU$18
AU$21
AU$26
MEDIAN: AU$20.51
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$66K
Salary AU$35,170 - AU$66,445
Bonus AU$12,000
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$37,219 - AU$60,964
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 21 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 91
Hourly Data AU$0AU$40
Hourly Rate AU$18.13 - AU$25.70
Hourly Tips AU$0.20
Overtime AU$15.10 - AU$40.85
Annual Data AU$0AU$60K
Bonus AU$12,000
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$37,219 - AU$60,964
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 21 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 214

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 Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$46,909

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Key Stats for Butcher

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
5-9 years
70%
10-19 years
30%

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 6%
dental benefits
Dental: 2%
vision benefits
Vision: 1%
no benefits
None: 94%