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
Northwest Minnesota 64015$15.51/hr$13.03/hr$14.12/hr$15.59/hr$17.32/hr$18.44/hr


IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Manufacturing5,090$15.92/hr
Trade, Transportation and Utilities60$19.38/hr
Professional and Business ServicesN/AN/A
 
Geography EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
La Crosse WI-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Rochester MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
St Cloud MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 140$14.51/hr-22.1%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 200$14.46/hrN/A
Northwest Minnesota 640$15.59/hr11.9%
Northwest Balance of State 640$15.59/hrN/A
Central Minnesota 1,050$15.62/hr7.9%
Southwest Minnesota 1,320$14.73/hr-2.3%
Southeast Minnesota 1,570$17.02/hrN/A
Southeast Balance of State 1,740$17.00/hrN/A
Southwest Balance of State 2,050$15.33/hrN/A
Minnesota 5,220$15.90/hr1.9%


Occupations EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials 550$13.75/hr-4.4%
Packers and Packagers, Hand 9,200$13.60/hr-0.5%
Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products 350$16.63/hr5.8%