Sausage Meat Trimmer

Prepare meat for use in making ground and smoked meat products.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$17,000 – $31,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Sausage Meat Trimmers do?

Prepares meat for use in making ground and smoked meat products, such as sausage and bologna: Obtains specified meat from stock and carries to cutting table. Cuts and trims meat from bone and dices meat, using knife, cleaver, and bandsaw. Weighs meat on platform scale and places in tubs. Tags each tub for weight and contents. May grind meat.

Should I be a Sausage Meat Trimmer?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.

  • Also known as: Salesperson, Meats, Sausage Cutter

    How to become a Sausage Meat Trimmer

    Most Sausage Meat Trimmers 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:9aaaaa&chl=no+college+%28100%25%29|||||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,100,100
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