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Butchers and Meat Cutters
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or $17.33 hourly
as of 2021
What is the risk of automation?
Qualities required for this occupation:
Social Perceptiveness (50)
Assisting and Caring for Others (48)
Cramped Work Space, Awkward Positions (8)
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How likely do you think this occupation will be taken over by robots/AI within the next 20 years?
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How quickly is this occupation growing?
The number of 'Butchers and Meat Cutters' job openings is expected to decline by -3.3% by 2031
'Butchers and Meat Cutters' is expected to be a very slow growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2021 and 2031.
Updated projections are due Sep 2023.
What are the median wages for 'Butchers and Meat Cutters' in the United States?
In 2021 the median annual wage for 'Butchers and Meat Cutters' was $36,050, or $17.33 hourly
'Butchers and Meat Cutters' are paid 21.2% lower than the national median wage, which stands at $45,760
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
How many people are employed as butchers and meat cutters?
As of 2021 there were 145,930 people employed as Butchers and Meat Cutters within the United States.
This represents around 0.10% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 965 people are employed as Butchers and Meat Cutters.
Cut, trim, or prepare consumer-sized portions of meat for use or sale in retail establishments.
SOC Code: 51-3021.00
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