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Slaughterers and Meat Packers

Perform slaughtering and meat-packing tasks.

Quick Facts

Wages:

Below the statewide median
$15.90 / hour    Read more about wages

Outlook:

Below statewide average
Growth rate:  2.3%    Read more about outlook

Education:

High School or less is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Cut meat products.
  • Prepare meat products for sale or consumption.
  • Process animal carcasses.
  • Slaughter animals.
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Job Title Examples:

Meat Manager
Meat Packer
Meat Trimmer

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