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Career and Education Opportunities for Meat Cutters

In general, meat cutters use hand tools to perform routine cutting and trimming of meat, poultry, and fish.

Select a state from the map below to find education opportunities to begin your Meat Cutter career.

STATES WITH Meat Cutter OPPORTUNITIES

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JOB DESCRIPTION: Meat Cutter

Meat Cutter video from the State of New Jersey Dept. of Labor and Workforce Development

Meat cutters use knives or other apparatus to perform meat cutting and trimming. Finally, meat cutters cut and trim meat to ready for packing.

Every day, meat cutters are expected to be able to evaluate problems as they arise. They need to control objects and devices with precise control. It is also important that they articulate ideas and problems.