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Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters

Use hand tools to cut or trim meat, poultry, or seafood.

Quick Facts


Below the statewide median
$18.17 / hour    Read more about wages


Below statewide average
Growth rate:  3.3%    Read more about outlook


High School or less is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Mark products, workpieces, or equipment with identifying information.
  • Cut meat products.
  • Prepare meat products for sale or consumption.
  • Process animal carcasses.
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Job Title Examples:

Meat Manager
Meat Packer
Meat Trimmer

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