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Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters

Job Information

Use hand or hand tools to perform routine cutting and trimming of meat, poultry, and seafood.


  • Most workers in manual food processing jobs require little or no training prior to being hired.
  • As more jobs involving cutting and processing meat shift from retail stores to food processing plants, job growth will be concentrated among lesser skilled workers, who are employed primarily in manufacturing.
  • Highly skilled bakers should be in demand.


Personality I'm hands on
Salary $22,720/yr ($11.36/hr)
Job Outlook Average
Education High School diploma