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Working As A Meat Slicer

  • Performing General Physical Activities
  • Establishing and Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships
  • Inspecting Equipment, Structures, or Material
  • Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates
  • Handling and Moving Objects
  • Outdoors/walking/standing

  • $20,000

    Average Salary

What Does A Meat Slicer Do

Food preparation workers perform many routine tasks under the direction of cooks, chefs, or food service managers. Food preparation workers prepare cold foods, slice meat, peel and cut vegetables, brew coffee or tea, and perform many other food service tasks. 

Duties

Food preparation workers typically do the following:

  • Clean and sanitize work areas, equipment, utensils, and dishes
  • Weigh or measure ingredients, such as meats and liquids
  • Prepare fruit and vegetables for cooking
  • Cut meats, poultry, and seafood and prepare them for cooking
  • Mix ingredients for salads
  • Store food in designated containers and storage areas to prevent spoilage
  • Take and record the temperature of food and food storage areas
  • Place food trays over food warmers for immediate service

Food preparation workers perform routine, repetitive tasks under the direction of cooks, chefs, or food service managers. To help cooks and other kitchen staff, they prepare ingredients for dishes by slicing and dicing vegetables and by making salads and cold food items. Other common duties include keeping salad bars and buffet tables stocked and clean.

Food preparation workers retrieve pots and pans, clean and store kitchen equipment, and unload and store food supplies. When needed, they retrieve food and equipment for cooks and chefs. In some kitchens, food preparation workers use a variety of commercial kitchen equipment, such as commercial dishwashers, blenders, slicers, or grinders.

In restaurants, workers stock and use soda machines, coffeemakers, and espresso machines to prepare beverages for customers. In fast-food restaurants, food preparation workers may take customer orders and process payments.

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How To Become A Meat Slicer

Food preparation workers typically learn their skills through on-the-job training. No formal education or previous work experience is required.

Education

There are no formal education requirements for becoming a food preparation worker.

Training

Most food preparation workers learn their skills through short-term on-the-job training, usually lasting several weeks. Trainees typically start by working under the supervision of an experienced worker, who teaches them basic kitchen duties. Training also may include basic sanitation and workplace safety regulations, as well as instructions on how to handle and prepare food.

Important Qualities

Dexterity. Food preparation workers chop vegetables, cut meat, and perform many other tasks with sharp knives. They must have the ability to work quickly and safely with sharp objects.

Listening skills. Food preparation workers must understand customers’ orders and follow directions from cooks, chefs, or food service managers.

Physical stamina. Food preparation workers stand on their feet for long periods while they prepare food, clean work areas, or lift heavy pots from the stove.

Physical strength. Food preparation workers should be strong enough to lift and carry heavy food supply boxes, which often can weigh up to 50 pounds.

Advancement

Advancement opportunities for food preparation workers depend on their training and work experience. Many food preparation workers advance to assistant or line cook positions as they learn basic cooking skills.

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Meat Slicer Typical Career Paths

Average Length of Employment
Meat Wrapper 3.0 years
Meat Clerk 2.0 years
Meat Slicer 2.0 years
Slicer 1.9 years
Deli Slicer 1.7 years
Sandwich Artist 1.2 years
Meat Carver 1.1 years
Top Careers Before Meat Slicer
Cashier 20.8%
Cook 6.9%
Server 6.3%
Deli Clerk 4.4%
Stocker 3.8%
Waitress 3.8%
Prep Cook 3.1%
Barista 2.5%
Top Careers After Meat Slicer
Cashier 17.0%
Cook 8.5%
Manager 5.0%
Deli Clerk 4.3%
Prep Cook 3.5%
Stocker 3.5%
Can Maker 3.5%
Supervisor 2.8%

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Top Skills for A Meat Slicer

  1. Meat Products
  2. Customer Service
  3. Cold Food Items
You can check out examples of real life uses of top skills on resumes here:
  • Provided customer service and fresh products to customers
  • Served deli products and prepared various Japanese entrees
  • Inspected and cleaned food preparation areas to ensure safe and sanitary food-handling practices.
  • Developed variety of menu items catering to customers with food allergies and diet restrictions such as gluten-free and vegan items

Meat Slicer Demographics

Gender

Male

57.9%

Female

29.4%

Unknown

12.7%
Ethnicity

White

65.2%

Hispanic or Latino

14.6%

Black or African American

11.9%

Asian

5.4%

Unknown

2.8%
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Foreign Languages Spoken

French

50.0%

Spanish

50.0%

Meat Slicer Education

Schools

University of Texas at Arlington

9.1%

The Academy

9.1%

Arkansas State University - Beebe

4.5%

Brown University

4.5%

University of Northern Colorado

4.5%

ITT Technical Institute-Charlotte North

4.5%

Bryant & Stratton College-Buffalo

4.5%

Bethel College (Indiana)

4.5%

Wayne County Community College District

4.5%

University of the District of Columbia

4.5%

North Carolina State University

4.5%

Bryant & Stratton College-Milwaukee

4.5%

State University of New York College of Agriculture and Technology at Cobleskill

4.5%

La Salle University

4.5%

Western Michigan University

4.5%

Gavilan College

4.5%

Chicago State University

4.5%

Skagit Valley College

4.5%

Johnson & Wales University

4.5%

Marchman Technical Education Center

4.5%
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Majors

Business

14.5%

Culinary Arts

10.1%

General Studies

8.7%

Medical Assisting Services

5.8%

Criminal Justice

5.8%

Accounting

5.8%

Education

5.8%

Psychology

4.3%

Medical Technician

4.3%

Hospitality Management

4.3%

Kinesiology

4.3%

International Business

2.9%

Health Education

2.9%

Biology

2.9%

Electrical Engineering

2.9%

Dental Assisting

2.9%

Graphic Design

2.9%

Environmental Control Technologies/Technicians

2.9%

Automotive Technology

2.9%

Communication

2.9%
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Degrees

Other

46.9%

Bachelors

24.5%

Associate

13.3%

Certificate

8.2%

Diploma

5.1%

Masters

1.0%

Doctorate

1.0%
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