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Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers - What They Do


Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers generally receive Short-term on-the-job training before they are capable of performing their job at an acceptable level. Once employed, Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers can expect to earn an average of $23,000 per year throughout their career.

In addition, over the next 10 years Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers will be one of the fastest growing occupations. They should experience a 10.9% rate of growth during this time period. In respect to starting your own business, Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers rarely feel the entrepreneurial itch. Currently, 1.1% of the employment base is classified as self-employed.

Given the job environment today, Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers can consider themselves quite lucky, as only 6.4% are currently unemployed.

Academic Programs of Interest

Meatcutter
A Meatcutter Program will teach a student how to break down carcasses, cut meat to industry specification using hand and power tools in a safe and sanitary manner. A student will also learn how to order, handle and prepare for sale a variety of seafood products, manufacturers prepared meat products, ...more