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Belly Opener Salary
in Louisville, Kentucky

$24,965 (USD)

Average Salary

$12/hr

Average Hourly

$272

Average Bonus

Last updated: June 24, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Belly Opener is $24,965 a year and $12 an hour in Louisville, Kentucky, United States. The average salary range for a Belly Opener is between $19,658 and $29,157. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Louisville, Kentucky.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Cuts organs out of and processes cattle, hogs, lambs, and small animals, performing any combination of following tasks.
  • Slits body cavity of carcass, reaches inside abdominal cavity and cuts membranes holding intestines.
  • Inserts spiral rod in gullet to sever gullet and windpipe from other neck tissue.
  • Cuts bung from intestines and ties intestines, bladder, bung, and gullet to prevent leakage of contents.
  • Pulls intestines from carcass, trims off fat, and dumps them into gut truck or conveyor pan.
  • Cuts out glands, ovaries, sweetbreads, liver, heart, lungs, kidneys, spleen, and spermatic cord, places them on conveyor, in containers, or throws them down chute.
  • Cuts bruises, blemishes, and ragged tissue from carcass.
  • Cuts skin from tail to shoulders to bisect carcass.
  • Severs head from carcass.
  • May wash viscera and carcass, using hose.
  • Patches leaks in intestines, using skewer.
  • May break and bind hoofs of lambs or sheep.
  • May be designated according to function performed or part of animal eviscerated.
Belly Opener Job Prevalence in Louisville, Kentucky, United States

Job family: Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

Job family population: 153,280

Estimated population of Belly Opener jobs: 13,158

Rate of error: 2.8%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$28,942
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

Skills data not available for this job

About Louisville, Kentucky

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Description: Louisville ( (listen) LOO-ə-vəl, (listen) LOO-ee-vil, (listen) LUUV-əl) is the largest city in the Commonwealth of Kentucky and the 29th most-populous city in the United States. It is one of two cities in Kentucky designated as first-class, the other being Lexington, the state's second-largest city. Louisville is the historical seat and, since 2003, the nominal seat of Jefferson County, located in the northern region of the state, on the border with Indiana. Louisville, named for King Louis XVI of France, was founded in 1778 by George Rogers Clark, making it one of the oldest cities west of the Appalachian Mountains...

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