Slaughterers and Meat Packers

1.2/10 job score
AUTOMATION RISK
100%
risk level
POLLING
GROWTH
-1.8%
by 2031
WAGES
$29,900
or $14.37 hourly
VOLUME
86,450
as of 2021

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 100% (You are doomed)

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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Slaughterers and Meat Packers' job openings is expected to decline by -1.8% by 2031
'Slaughterers and Meat Packers' 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 'Slaughterers and Meat Packers' in the United States?

In 2021 the median annual wage for 'Slaughterers and Meat Packers' was $29,900, or $14.37 hourly
'Slaughterers and Meat Packers' are paid 34.7% lower than the national median wage, which stands at $45,760
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed as slaughterers and meat packers?

As of 2021 there were 86,450 people employed as Slaughterers and Meat Packers within the United States.
This represents around 0.06% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 1 thousand people are employed as Slaughterers and Meat Packers.

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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