Average Butcher Hourly Pay

$14.01
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$610
Bonus
$1,474
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The average hourly pay for a Butcher is $14.01.
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$9.63
MEDIAN
$14.01
90%
$20.49
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$10 - $20
Bonus
$97 - $3,064
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$1,000 - $2,750
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$20,444 - $46,591
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What Do Butchers Do?

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.

Job Satisfaction for Butcher

3.6 out of 5
(104)
Highly Satisfied
17Reviews
The top respondents for the job title Butcher are from the companies Whole Foods Market, Inc., The Kroger Company and Albertson's Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at Bashas' Inc. where the average pay is $18.60. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Whole Foods Market, Inc. and Safeway, Inc., earning around $16.41 and $15.68, respectively. The Kroger Company pays the lowest at around $10.00. Albertson's Inc. and Harris Teeter, Inc. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $12.01 and $15.00, respectively.

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What is the Pay by Experience Level for Butchers?

An entry-level Butcher with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $11.19 based on 22 salaries. An early career Butcher with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $12.20 based on 218 salaries. A mid-career Butcher with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.82 based on 134 salaries. An experienced Butcher with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.84 based on 116 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $17.
Employees with Butcher in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 38.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (30.7% more) and Las Vegas, Nevada (26.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in El Dorado, Arkansas (22.1% less), Atlanta, Georgia (3.6% less) and Chicago, Illinois (0.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 556 survey responses.
Entry Level
4.0%
Early Career
39.2%
Mid Career
24.1%
Experienced
20.9%
Late Career
11.9%