Slaughterers and Meat Packers

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  • Meat packers 6am start - EFP Staffing - City of Industry, CA

    We are recruiting a Meat Packers 6am Start to join our team! Responsibilities: * Pick and pack * Fast paced heavy lifting * Load, unload, and stage products and materials * Adhere to safety policies ...

  • Meat Packers - 2nd shift -$18 2:30pm start - EFP Staffing - City of Industry, CA

    Growing meat packing company looking to hire associates for the 2nd shift Company packages deli meat for franchise restaurants and grocery stores. Weekly Pay / Temp to Hire 2nd shift - 2:30pm start ...

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What Slaughterers and meat packers Do

Perform nonroutine or precision functions involving the preparation of large portions of meat. Work may include specialized slaughtering tasks, cutting standard or premium cuts of meat for marketing, making sausage, or wrapping meats. Work typically occurs in slaughtering, meat packing, or wholesale establishments. Excludes Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers who perform routine meat cutting.


Slaughterer and meat packer Salaries

  • 2020 employment: 79,700
  • May 2021 median annual wage: $29,900

Job Outlook for Slaughterers and meat packers

Projected employment change, 2020-30:

  • Number of new jobs: 3,400
  • Growth rate: 4 percent (Slower than average)

How to Become a Slaughterer or meat packer

Education and training:

  • Typical entry-level education: No formal educational credential
  • Work experience in a related occupation: None
  • Typical on-the-job training: Short-term on-the-job training

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