Occupational Employment Statistics


DETAILED OCCUPATION DATA

51-3023 Slaughterers and Meat Packers



Work in slaughtering, meat packing, or wholesale establishments performing precision functions involving the preparation of meat. Work may include specialized slaughtering tasks, cutting standard or premium cuts of meat for marketing, making sausage, or wrapping meats. Excludes “Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers" (51-3022) who perform routine meat cutting.

Geography EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
Southwest Minnesota 1,090295$14.80/hr$11.40/hr$12.99/hr$14.74/hr$16.82/hr$18.62/hr


IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Manufacturing3,920$15.77/hr
Trade, Transportation and Utilities80$20.41/hr
Professional and Business ServicesN/AN/A
 
Geography EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Rochester MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
St Cloud MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 240$13.50/hr-22.1%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 350$13.70/hrN/A
Northwest Balance of State 510$13.97/hrN/A
Northwest Minnesota 510$13.97/hrN/A
Southwest Minnesota 1,090$14.74/hrN/A
Southwest Balance of State 1,120$14.82/hrN/A
Central Minnesota 1,290$15.51/hrN/A
Southeast Minnesota 1,700$16.84/hrN/A
Southeast Balance of State 1,710$16.85/hrN/A
Minnesota 4,140$15.69/hr1.9%


Occupations EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials 490$13.73/hr-4.4%
Packers and Packagers, Hand 10,250$13.09/hr-0.5%
Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products 390$17.44/hr5.8%