Egg Processor

Remove virus-bearing fluid from fertile chicken eggs.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Egg Processors do?

Removes virus-bearing fluid from fertile chicken eggs for use in manufacturing vaccines, such as influenza vaccine: Saws end off egg, using electric saw, and removes fetal membrane, using tweezers to break sac containing viral fluid. Siphons fluid into sterilized and labeled bottles for further processing. Sterilizes tweezers by dipping them into antiseptic solution after each egg has been harvested.

Should I be an Egg Processor?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.

  • Also known as: Abalone Processor, Pickle Processor

    How to become an Egg Processor

    Egg Processors generally graduate from high school and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate’s degree to increase your chances of finding a good job. Check out these schools offering Egg Processor-related education!
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