Meat Cutter

So, you think you might want to be a Meat Cutter?

Have the chops to be a Meat CutterWatch a day in the life of a Meat Cutter and discover if you have the skills you need for this trade.

Job Description

Meat Cutters prepare standard cuts of meat, poultry, fish and shellfish for sale in various food establishments. They are employed in BC’s Service Sector in supermarkets, grocery stores, butcher shops, fish stores and in fish and meat wholesale plants. These workers may also be self-employed.

Look below to find out which sectors of BC’s economy you can work in if you pursue this trade.

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Salary & Job Information
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For more information on how much Meat Cutters make, the expected number of future job openings, where the jobs are and current workforce opportunities specifically for this trade, visit the Work BC Career Profile here.

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