Salary for Slaughterers and Meat Packers
Also known as: Beef Splitter, Cattle Killer, Halal Meat Packer, Hog Slaughterer, Meat Packer, Meat Processor, Poultry Slaughterer, Shochet, Slaughterer
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SEE MORE SALARIES FOR AGRICULTURE AND FOOD PROFESSIONALSThese employees usually work in meat packing plants. Their duties may include making sausage, slaughtering, packing meat, or cutting and wrapping meats. This job can be dangerous as sharp tools are often used and work environments can be unsanitary. To become a slaughterer or meat packer, a high school diploma or its equivalency may be required, but not always. On-site job training is minimal as well.
A Slaughterer and Meat Packer can earn average salaries of between $23,170 and $40,000 based on education and experience. get an average salary of thirty-one thousand two hundred and ten dollars per year.
obtain the most salary in Colorado, which has average wages of close to about $38,210. People with this job title can make the highest salaries in Manufacturing, where they can earn average pay scales of $31,310.
The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 47.08 percent nationwide in that time.
Slaughterers and Meat Packers tend to make the most in the following industries:
In general, they earn less within the industries below: