U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Standard Occupational Classification
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51-3023 Slaughterers and Meat Packers
Work in slaughtering, meat packing, or wholesale establishments performing precision functions involving the preparation of meat. Work may include specialized slaughtering tasks, cutting standard or premium cuts of meat for marketing, making sausage, or wrapping meats. Excludes "Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers" (51-3022) who perform routine meat cutting.
Illustrative examples: Shochet,
Halal Meat Packer
Broad Occupation: 51-3020 Butchers and Other Meat, Poultry, and Fish Processing Workers
Minor Group: 51-3000 Food Processing Workers
Major Group: 51-0000 Production Occupations
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Last Modified Date: March 11, 2010