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Average Butcher / Meat Cutter Hourly Pay

$16.43
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$1,250
Bonus
$509
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The average hourly pay for a Butcher / Meat Cutter is $16.43.
10%
$11.09
MEDIAN
$16.43
90%
$22
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Hourly Rate
$11 - $22
Bonus
$51 - $3,594
Profit Sharing
$0 - $509
Total Pay
$23,796 - $49,327
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What Do Butcher / Meat Cutters Do?

Butcher / Meat Cutter 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 / Meat Cutter

3.8 out of 5
(52)
Highly Satisfied
3Reviews

Popular Employer Salaries for Butcher / Meat Cutter

The top respondents for the job title Butcher / Meat Cutter are from the companies The Kroger Company, Albertson's Inc. and Sam's Club. Reported salaries are highest at Sam's Club where the average pay is $17.00. Albertson's Inc. pays the lowest at around $10.94.

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What is the Pay by Experience Level for Butcher / Meat Cutters?

An entry-level Butcher / Meat Cutter with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $11.10 based on 6 salaries. An early career Butcher / Meat Cutter with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $13.70 based on 62 salaries. A mid-career Butcher / Meat Cutter with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.70 based on 45 salaries. An experienced Butcher / Meat Cutter with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.43 based on 49 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $19.
Employees with Butcher / Meat Cutter in their job title in Portland, Oregon earn an average of 14.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (9.6% more) and Charlotte, North Carolina (1.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Tampa, Florida (7.9% less), Atlanta, Georgia (7.2% less) and Chicago, Illinois (2.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 221 survey responses.
Entry Level
2.7%
Early Career
28.1%
Mid Career
20.4%
Experienced
22.2%
Late Career
26.7%