A Butcher earns an average wage of C$17.09 per hour.

C$29,021 - C$63,886
C$29K
C$40K
C$64K
MEDIAN: C$40,001
10%
50%
90%
C$12.11 - C$22.74
C$12
C$17
C$23
MEDIAN: C$17.09
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$63K
Salary C$29,021 - C$63,886
Bonus C$750
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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C$25,309 - C$52,272
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 19 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 28
Hourly Data C$0C$37
Hourly Rate C$12.11 - C$22.74
Overtime C$15.73 - C$37.94
Annual Data C$0C$52K
Bonus C$750
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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C$25,309 - C$52,272
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 19 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 177

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$46K

$32,025

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 C$32,000 based on 49 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 C$39,000 based on 30 salaries. An experienced Butcher which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$39,000 based on 33 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 C$45,000 based on 15 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$36,597

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

Key Stats for Butcher

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 24 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
15%

Experience Affects Butcher Salaries

Late-Career
▲24%

Experienced
▲7%

Mid-Career
▲6%

National Average
C$37,000

▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 24 votes.

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 56%
dental benefits
Dental: 54%
vision benefits
Vision: 41%
no benefits
None: 42%