Chicken in slaughterhouse - Salary and Career

Chicken in slaughterhouse - Career description, activities, functions and salary

They slaughter cattle and poultry by controlling the temperature and speed of machines. They prepare animal carcasses (poultry, cattle, goats, sheep and pigs) by cleaning, removing viscera, shaving, scratching small cuts and separating heads and carcasses for laboratory analysis. They treat viscera by cleaning and scalding. They prepare meats for commercialization by deboning, identifying types, marking, slicing, weighing and cutting. They carry out special treatments on meats, salting, drying, pressing and adding preservatives. They pack meat in individual packages, manually or with the help of vacuum packaging machines. They work in compliance with technical and quality, safety, hygiene, health and environmental standards and procedures.

How much does an Chicken in slaughterhouse earn

A Chicken in slaughterhouse earns between $1.148 and $2.203 per month, with an average monthly salary of $1.388 and a median salary of $1.355 according to an salary survey along with to data of professionals hired and fired by companies in the labor market.

Our research is based on the salaries of 54.041 professionals hired and dismissed by the period from 06/2021 to 05/2022 (last year).

Salary ranges for the Chicken in slaughterhouse

Monthly Salary Annual Salary Salary Per Week Hourly Salary
Average wage 1.388 16.660 347 6
1º Quartile 1.148 13.773 287 5
Median Salary 1.355 16.260 339 6
3º Quartile 1.680 20.163 420 8
Higher Salary 2.203 26.438 551 10

Professional job categories

  • Workers in the production of industrial goods and services
    • food, beverage and tobacco manufacturing workers
      • craft workers in agro-industry, food and tobacco industry
        • butchers

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Main workplaces

Butchers they work in the manufacture of food products as employees with a formal contract. The work is individual, under permanent supervision, in a closed environment and on a shift system (day/night). The exception is the butcher who works as a self-employed or self-employed person, with full autonomy in relation to working conditions. The chiller performs its activities under pressure and remains exposed to intense noise, high temperatures and organic hazards.

What does it take to work in the field of Butchers

For the exercise of these occupations, elementary education and a basic professional qualification course with up to two hundred class hours are required. The full performance of activities takes between one and two years of professional experience.

Functions and activities of Chicken in slaughterhouse

Butchers must:

  • demonstrate personal skills;
  • treat viscera;
  • pack meat;
  • prepare animal carcasses (poultry, bovine, goat, sheep and swine);
  • slaughter cattle and poultry;
  • preparing animal carcasses (poultry, cattle, goat, sheep and swine);
  • slaughtering cattle and poultry;
  • preparing meat for commercialization;
  • show personal skills;
  • prepare meat;
  • prepare animal carcasses (poultry, cattle, goat, sheep and pigs);
  • prepare meat for commercialization;
  • preparing animal carcasses (poultry, cattle, goat, sheep and pigs);
  • preparing meat for marketing;
  • treat the viscera;
  • perform special treatments on meat;
  • prepare meat for marketing;
  • performing special treatments on meat;

  • Activities

    • extract offal;
    • deboning meat;
    • remove excess salt from meat pieces;
    • cutting poultry and beef (steak, loin and other pieces);
    • regular dosage of chlorine for meat cleaning;
    • dry items outdoors (sun and serene);
    • acting with persistence;
    • wash the viscera;
    • weigh meat;
    • extract crops and lungs from birds;
    • shave pigs;
    • remove sebum from viscera;
    • demonstrate hand skill;
    • show courage;
    • regular chlorine dosage for meat cleaning;
    • mark types of meat;
    • size cuts of pieces;
    • attach rings to the cattle, goats, sheep and swine;
    • add preservatives (beef jerky);
    • feed vacuum packing machine;
    • control salting time;
    • scald viscera;
    • salting meat;
    • hanging birds on rails (reels);
    • identify types of meat;
    • remove feces from viscera;
    • control the speed of spools (reels);
    • pack the different pieces of meat;
    • turn the viscera;
    • remove bird cloacas;
    • remove meat glands ( poultry, cattle, goats, sheep and swine);
    • show physical strength;
    • sawing parts according to packaging;
    • transporting poultry for slaughter;
    • organize pieces of meat in individual packages;
    • slicing meat;
    • bleeding poultry, cattle, goats, sheep and swine;
    • control quality of poultry plucking;
    • separating animal heads for laboratory analysis;
    • clean meat;
    • separate animal heads for laboratory analysis;
    • stun animals;
    • cutting parts of poultry and beef (steak, loin and other parts);
    • process thermal shock in chicken;
    • separate types of meat;
    • change positions of meats in the brine;
    • pressing meat;
    • separating animal carcasses for laboratory analysis;
    • dry parts outdoors (sun and serene);
    • remove excess dust from sawn parts;
    • control temperature for vacuum packaging;
    • separate viscera samples for analysis;
    • control temperature of scalding machines;
    • keep focused attention;
    • remove bovine rectum, goats, sheep and pigs;
    • prove hygiene;
    • scratch (small cuts) leather from cattle, goats, sheep and swine;
    • show patience;

    Sectors that hire Chicken in slaughterhouse the most in the job market

    • slaughter of birds
    • refrigerator - cattle slaughter
    • refrigerator - pig slaughter
    • wholesale of food products in general
    • one-day chick production
    • supply and management of human resources for third parties
    • breeding chickens for broilers
    • manufacture of meat products
    • combined office and administrative support services
    • meat retail trade - butchers

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