Average Base Pay
12.95% above national average
Additional Cash Compensation
A person in an entry-level Slaughterers and Meat Packers role with under one year of job experience can expect to make an average annual salary of $21,320. A Slaughterers and Meat Packers candidate with 1-4 years of experience makes an average total salary of $24,950. A person in a mid-career Slaughterers and Meat Packers role with 5-9 years of experience makes an average salary of $26,940 a year. Slaughterers and Meat Packers with 10 or more years of experience make an average of $28,990. In their late career (over 20 years of experience), a person in a Slaughterers and Meat Packers role’s annual salary averages $30,210 per year.
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While certifications are not required for every Slaughterers and Meat Packers position, they can certainly increase your salary and lead to an easier recruitment process when applying to enterprises that favor candidates with additional certifications.
The current Bureau of Labor Statistics states the salary is $26,940 higher than the national average for Slaughterers and Meat Packers positions.
Yes, there is strong potential for promotion — either with an additional educational degree or with continued years of experience. There are a multitude of other positions Slaughterers and Meat Packers roles that can advance both internally and with another company.