$25,500
Avg. Salary
$15.13
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

$1,179

Profit Sharing

$2,948

The average pay for a Meat Cutter is $15.13 per hour.

The average pay for a Meat Cutter is $25,500 per year.

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$19
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MEDIAN $15
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MEDIAN $25,500
$12.04 - $18.63
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Hourly Data $0$27
Hourly Rate $12.04 - $18.63
Overtime $22.87
Annual Data $0$40K
Bonus $222 - $2,838
Profit Sharing $2,948
Total Pay (?
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$24,816 - $40,277
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Oct 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 56

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.

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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.

Meat Cutter Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Meat Cutter

Pay by Experience for a Meat Cutter has a positive trend. An entry-level Meat Cutter with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $28,000 based on 17 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Meat Cutter with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $29,000 based on 8 salaries. An experienced Meat Cutter which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $34,000 based on 9 salaries. A Meat Cutter with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $39,000 based on 9 salaries.

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Q: What is it like working as a Meat Cutter?

Meat Cutter in Sturgis:
Pros: I enjoy the work and people.
Cons: Pay.

Meat Cutter in Greensburg:
"Fast paced."
Pros: The friendly people, fast work pace.
Cons: Too much work some days. Short staffed every day.

Meat Cutter in San Antonio:
"Corporate culture."
Pros: I like the personality of the employees the most about the job.
Cons: The manager and how he treats the employees.

Meat Cutter in Windham:
"Hard work."
Give all you can to this trade and make a name for yourself within a company. You'll do fine.

Meat Cutter in Redwood City:
"Outrages goals set by corporate and management."
Pros: The interactions with customers.
Cons: The lack of help that is provided. They tend to put a lot of unnecessary stress on one or two individuals rather than provide the help needed.

Meat Cutter in Eugene:
"Lots of work with inconsistent shifts."
Pros: Always something to do, co workers are good.
Cons: They don't appreciate workers like they used to. Expect more for less.

Meat Cutter in Venice:
"Stalled."
Pros: I have not seen any true benefits yet, even as a full-time employee my hours are being cut.
Cons: Low pay for experience and work performed. Little room for advancement. All merchandising desks ions are top-down with no regard for location specific demographics. I do not see this entity becoming a valid competitor in my region.

Key Stats for Meat Cutter

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 20 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
26%

Experience Affects Meat Cutter Salaries

Late-Career
▲25%

Experienced
▲9%

National Average
$32,000

Mid-Career
▼9%

Entry-Level
▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 58%
no benefits
None: 17%