Average Experienced Butcher / Meat Cutter Hourly Pay

$16.59
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$1,125
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The average hourly pay for an Experienced Butcher / Meat Cutter is $16.59.
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$11.68
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$16.59
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$22.85
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MEDIAN $16.59
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Hourly Rate
$12 - $23
Bonus
$496 - $1,965
Total Pay
$24,506 - $50,326

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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.

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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 10 salaries. An early career Butcher / Meat Cutter with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $12.71 based on 77 salaries. A mid-career Butcher / Meat Cutter with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.50 based on 46 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $18.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 202 survey responses.
Entry Level
5.0%
Early Career
38.1%
Mid Career
22.8%
Late Career
34.2%