The average hourly pay for a Meat Cutter at Costco Wholesale Company is $20.09.
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Job Description for Meat Cutter
A meat cutter is typically employed in high-volume restaurants, supermarkets, butchery shops, and meat purveyors. They work with a variety of unprocessed meat products to separate the carcasses and produce usable varieties and cuts of meat. These cuts are then used by restaurants for food preparation, sold by supermarkets or butchers to consumers, or shipped in bulk from purveyors to these facilities. Meat cutters need to be familiar with a variety of meat and animal products to perform their j…Read more
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 Meat Cutter
The top respondents for the job title Meat Cutter are from the companies Publix Super Markets Inc, Sam's Club and Safeway, Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at Safeway, Inc. where the average pay is $15.53. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Publix Super Markets Inc and The Fresh Market, Inc., earning around $15.36 and $15.18, respectively. Sam's Club pays the lowest at around $13.55. Food Lion and Sprouts Farmers Market LLC also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $13.98 and $14.92, respectively.
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Pay by Experience Level for Meat Cutter
An early career Meat Cutter with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $14.83 based on 6 salaries. A mid-career Meat Cutter with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $20.18 based on 5 salaries. An experienced Meat Cutter with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $21.43 based on 7 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $25.
Years of Experience
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