The average pay for a Butcher is £7.73 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

£11,980 - £26,203
£12K
£20K
£26K
MEDIAN: £19,540
10%
50%
90%
£5.98 - £9.68
£6
£7
£9
MEDIAN: £7.70
10%
50%
90%
£0£26K
Salary £11,980 - £26,203
Bonus £0.00 - £710
Profit Sharing £400
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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£12,416 - £24,391
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 9 Jun 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 170
Hourly Data £0£14
Hourly Rate £5.98 - £9.68
Hourly Tips £0.38
Overtime £6.79 - £14.88
Annual Data £0£24K
Bonus £0.00 - £710
Profit Sharing £400
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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£12,416 - £24,391
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 9 Jun 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 239

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$42K

$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 ₤15,000 based on 82 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 ₤17,000 based on 73 salaries. An experienced Butcher which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤18,000 based on 50 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 ₤19,000 based on 54 salaries.

Butcher Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Butcher?

Butcher in craigavon:
"Great."
Pros: Meeting plently of people in a busy work place and lots of experience.
Cons: Cold atmosphere and working on a saturday.

Butcher in Aberdeen:
"I wish I knew that pay rises would be very small and very se."
Work hard, learn fast and always go for the top and best paid job.

Key Stats for Butcher

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
26%

Experience Affects Butcher Salaries

Late-Career
▲10%

Experienced
▲6%

Mid-Career
▲1%

National Average
₤17,000

Entry-Level
▼15%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 3%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
vision benefits
Vision: 2%
no benefits
None: 96%