Career Outlook for Butchers and Meat Cutters

Also known as:  Butcher, Butcher Apprentice, Halal Butcher, Kosher Butcher, Meat Carver, Meat Clerk, Meat Counter Worker
The overall job outlook for Butchers or Meat Cutter careers has been negative since 2004. Vacancies for this career have decreased by 4.25 percent nationwide in that time, with an average decline of 0.71 percent per year. Demand for Butchers and Meat Cutters is expected to go up, with an expected 5,100 new jobs filled by 2018. This represents an annual increase of 0.51 percent over the next few years.
There are currently more Butchers and Meat Cutters in the following states
California 17,520
Texas 10,190
Illinois 6,880
Florida 6,810
Pennsylvania 6,550
New York 5,950
North Carolina 5,040
The states below have the least number of filled positions for Butchers and Meat Cutters
Virgin Islands 50
Guam 140
District of Columbia 150
Delaware 190
Alaska 290
Vermont 300
Rhode Island 340