Slaughterers and Meat Packers


What Slaughterers and meat packers Do

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


Slaughterer and meat packer Salaries


Job Outlook for Slaughterers and meat packers

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*Some content used by permission of the Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor.

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