Butcher Marcus & Brittany
Training or Education • Some places require a high school diploma • Others, a certificate program • Required • A person has to know how to handle and cut foods such as pork, beef, veal, lamb, seafood and poultry.
Prospects • Jobs should be available in all food processing specialties because of the need to replace experienced workers who transfer to other occupations or leave the labor force. Highly skilled bakers should be especially in demand because of growing demand for specialty products and the time it takes to learn to make these products.
Expected Salary Range • Average salary is $30,270 Which is $14.55 a hour • Median salary is $28,850
Positives and Negatives • People want pre-seasoned meats because it tastes better and saves cooking and preparing time at home. • Meat department in a grocery store does not know most of the ways to cut like the way a regular butcher shop owner would.
Questions • True or False; Butchers cut and trim flowers • How much does a butcher get paid a hour for a median salary? • True or False; You have to have a masters degree to be a Butcher. • Butchers: • Cut meat B. Cut Flowers C. Cut Clothes • _______ meats save cooking and preparing time. • True or False; Grocery store butchers know all of the ways to cut the meat.