Slaughterers and Meat Packers

2.5/10 job score
AUTOMATION RISK
55%
risk level
POLLING
GROWTH
4.3%
by 2030
WAGES
$30,710
or $14.76 hourly
VOLUME
77,980
as of 2020

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 55% (Robots are watching)

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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Slaughterers and Meat Packers' job openings is expected to rise 4.3% by 2030
'Slaughterers and Meat Packers' is expected to be a slow growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2020 and 2030.
Updated projections are due Sep 2022.

What are the median wages for 'Slaughterers and Meat Packers' in the United States?

In 2020 the median annual wage for 'Slaughterers and Meat Packers' was $30,710, or $14.76 hourly
'Slaughterers and Meat Packers' are paid 26.8% lower than the national median wage, which stands at $41,950
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed in this occupation?

As of 2020 there were 77,980 people employed as Slaughterers and Meat Packers.
This represents around 0.06% of the employed workforce across the United States.

Job description

Perform nonroutine or precision functions involving the preparation of large portions of meat. Work may include specialized slaughtering tasks, cutting standard or premium cuts of meat for marketing, making sausage, or wrapping meats. Work typically occurs in slaughtering, meat packing, or wholesale establishments.

SOC Code: 51-3023.00

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h u m a n says
AIIIIII THEY WILL MURDER US THIS IS HOW EVERY BAD ROBOT MOVIE STARTS
Dec 10, 2019 at 09:23 PM

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