Summary Meat Cutter - Retail Or Wholesale in Canada
Find key facts and figures about working as a meat cutter - retail or wholesale. The following information is applicable to all Meat cutters and fishmongers – retail and wholesale (NOC 65202).
Note: Some information in this job profile is based on the 2016 version of the National Occupational Classification (NOC).
Meat cutters and fishmongers prepare and package pieces of meat, poultry and fish that are sold by food retailers or wholesalers. They use tools to cut, trim and package meat, poultry and fish on a daily basis. They are employed in grocery stores, fish stores, or they may be self-employed.
This occupation usually requires short-term work experience and no formal education.
Median wage in Canada
The job prospects vary across Canada depending on the province or territory.
advertised in Canada
- Clean meats to prepare for processing or cutting
- Cut carcasses, sides and quarters
- Cut, trim and prepare standard cuts of meat
- Wrap and package prepared meats
- Remove bones from meat
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