Butchers and Meat Cutters :

Cut, trim, or prepare consumer-sized portions of meat for use or sale in retail establishments.

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About the Job

Indiana Average Salary $29,930.00
Average Time to Fill 51 days
Typical Education High school diploma or equivalent
Typical Experience None
10 Year Projected Openings (2016-2026) 3,167
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2026) 3.19 %

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Skills Profile

Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Attention to Detail
Resource Allocation
Work Ethic
Written Communication
Oral Communication

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Handling and Moving Objects

Prepare meat products for sale or consumption
Cut meat products
Clean fish, animal, or meat carcasses
Preserve meat, poultry, or fish
Grind meats such as beef, pork, poultry, or fish
Wrap products for preservation, protection, safety, and stability
Store meat, poultry, or fish to protect against decay or contamination
Load items into ovens or furnaces
Move goods in and out of inventory

Identifying Objects, Actions, and Events

Attach identification information to products, items, or containers
Mark materials or objects for identification
Identify cut or grade of meat
Mark products, workpieces, or equipment with identifying information
Price merchandise ready for sale

Monitoring and Controlling Resources

Purchase stocks of merchandise or supplies
Purchase food or beverages
Requisition stock, materials, supplies or equipment
Inventory stock to ensure adequate supplies

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Booster Skills & Certifications

Job Seekers possessing booster skills & certifications, such as those listed below, added to core skills are more marketable, harder to find and expensive to hire.

Hard to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be hard to fill. These skills and certifications make a job seeker more in demand because the skills are not widely available.

Expensive to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be expensive to fill. Job seekers with these skills and certifications are likely to earn more money.

Skill or Certification Certi - fication Hard to Fill Expensive to Fill
Store Management
Customer Contact
Power Saws
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