The average wage for a Butcher in Perth, Western Australia is AU$23.08 per hour. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

AU$35,836 - AU$73,175
AU$36K
AU$55K
AU$73K
MEDIAN: AU$55,424
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50%
90%
AU$16.65 - AU$29.70
AU$17
AU$23
AU$30
MEDIAN: AU$23.08
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50%
90%
AU$0AU$73K
Salary AU$35,836 - AU$73,175
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$36,376 - AU$73,079
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 7 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 15
Hourly Data AU$0AU$32
Hourly Rate AU$16.65 - AU$29.70
Overtime AU$32.50
Annual Data AU$0AU$73K
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$36,376 - AU$73,079
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 7 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 27

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.

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Key Stats for Butcher

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
40%
20 years or more
21%

Experience Affects Butcher Salaries

▲10%

▲3%

▲1%

National Average
AU$53,000

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
40%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 24%
dental benefits
Dental: 6%
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 76%