Average Slaughterer or Meat Packer Hourly Pay

$12.03
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The average hourly pay for a Slaughterer or Meat Packer is $12.03.
10%
$8.40
10%
$12.03
50%
$18.42
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MEDIAN $12.03
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Hourly Rate
$8 - $18
Total Pay
$18,151 - $42,914

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Job Description for Slaughterer or Meat Packer

Slaughterer or Meat Packer Tasks
  • Remove bones, prepare meat, and perform specialized slaughtering tasks.
  • Eviscerate and trim carcasses of slaughtered animals.
  • Tend assembly lines and perform cuts needed to process carcasses.
  • Cut standard or premium cuts of meat according to customer specifications and wrap them.

Slaughterer or Meat Packer Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Slaughterer or Meat Packer

An entry-level Slaughterer or Meat Packer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $10.48 based on 11 salaries. An early career Slaughterer or Meat Packer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $12.75 based on 15 salaries. A mid-career Slaughterer or Meat Packer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $13.80 based on 6 salaries.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 32 survey responses.
Entry Level
34.4%
Early Career
46.9%
Mid Career
18.8%