Meat, Poultry, And Fish Cutters And Trimmers

Training Requirements for Meat, Poultry, And Fish Cutters And Trimmers

Meat, poultry, and fish cutters and trimmers need no formal educational credential and short-term on-the-job training.

Degrees for Meat, poultry, and fish cutters and trimmers
Percent
Less than High School 32.8
High School 41.9
Some College 17.3
Associates Degree 3.8
Bachelors Degree 3.6
Masters Degree 0.5
Doctorate or Professional Degree 0.2

Employment Outlook for Meat, Poultry, And Fish Cutters And Trimmers

This represents about 152,000 people in the United States.

Over the next 10 years there will be aproximately 0 less meat, poultry, and fish cutters and trimmers but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 30,000 more.

Typical Income for Meat, Poultry, And Fish Cutters And Trimmers

Hourly Income

On average,meat, poultry, and fish cutters and trimmers make $12.27 per hour.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Meat, poultry, and fish cutters and trimmers $9.24 $10.21 $11.77 $13.97 $15.88
Production occupations $9.96 $11.98 $15.93 $21.81 $28.99
Food processing workers $9.23 $10.44 $12.64 $15.68 $19.66
Butchers and other meat, poultry, and fish processing workers $9.41 $10.58 $12.70 $15.34 $19.07
National Average $9.27 $11.60 $17.81 $28.92 $45.45

Annual Salaries

On average, meat, poultry, and fish cutters and trimmers make $25,510 per year.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Meat, poultry, and fish cutters and trimmers $19,220 $21,230 $24,490 $29,050 $33,020
Production occupations $20,720 $24,920 $33,130 $45,360 $60,300
Food processing workers $19,200 $21,710 $26,280 $32,620 $40,890
Butchers and other meat, poultry, and fish processing workers $19,560 $22,000 $26,410 $31,910 $39,670
National Average $19,290 $24,140 $37,040 $60,150 $94,540

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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