Occupation Information | Department of Labor Research and Analysis

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers (51-3022)

Use hand or hand tools to perform routine cutting and trimming of meat, poultry, and seafood.
Employment and Job Openings
EmploymentAverage Annual Openings
2018 Estimate2028 ProjectionPercent ChangeLabor Force ExitsOccupation TransfersTotal
Alaska 6375 6893 8.13 272 548 872
United States 164600 167200 0.0 6800 13700 20800
Job Outlook for Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with very high employment opportunities.
2020 Wages
Mean WageWage by Percentile
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
United States 14.81 10.63 12.54 14.51 17.19 19.25
Alaska 16.05 10.50 11.03 11.98 21.24 29.20
Balance of State 15.85 10.49 11.01 11.94 20.20 29.00

* indicates the estimate is not available, or the hourly wage is greater than $100, or the annual wage is greater than $208,000.