Fish Egg Packer

Clean and pack fish eggs for commercial purposes.
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Quick Stats


Salary Range
$16,000 – $32,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Fish Egg Packers do?

Cleans and packs fish eggs for commercial purposes: Rubs clusters of eggs over screen to separate eggs according to size. Dumps eggs into vat of cleaning solution to remove blood and into barrel of brine to cure eggs. Shovels processed eggs into containers for shipment, or fills jars with eggs, using scoop. Works as member of crew. May prepare curing and cleaning solutions, according to formula.

Should I be a Fish Egg Packer?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Independent: You enjoy flying solo and doing things your own way.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
  • Helpful: You always keep an eye out for what other people need.

  • Also known as: Egg Caser, Egg Packer

    How to become a Fish Egg Packer

    Most Fish Egg Packers have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9raaaa&chl=no+college+%2878%25%29|certificate+%2822%25%29||||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,78,78
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