Average Butcher / Meat Cutter Hourly Pay

$14.97
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
$750
Bonus
What am I worth?
Get pay report
How should I pay?
Price a job
The average hourly pay for a Butcher / Meat Cutter is $14.97.
10%
$9.89
10%
$14.97
50%
$21.41
90%
90%
MEDIAN $14.97
Is Butcher / Meat Cutter your job title? Get a personalized salary report!
How it works:
1
Enter city & years of experience
2
Add pay factors like skills & education
3
Find your market worth with a report tailored to you
United States (change)
Hourly Rate
$10 - $21
Bonus
$199 - $3,964
Total Pay
$20,754 - $48,922

Your Market Worth Over Time

How has your pay changed over time for your market? Find out by taking our salary quiz.

Job Description for Butcher / Meat Cutter

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.

Popular Employer Salaries for Butcher / Meat Cutter

Butcher / Meat Cutter Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Butcher / Meat Cutter

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 $10.50 based on 31 salaries. An early career Butcher / Meat Cutter with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $12.64 based on 85 salaries. A mid-career Butcher / Meat Cutter with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.50 based on 60 salaries. An experienced Butcher / Meat Cutter with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.78 based on 78 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $18.
Employees with Butcher / Meat Cutter in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 40.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Champaign, Illinois (17.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (26.5% less), Los Angeles, California (16.5% less) and Oakland, California (11.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 318 survey responses.
Entry Level
9.7%
Early Career
26.7%
Mid Career
18.9%
Experienced
24.5%
Late Career
20.1%