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Belly Opener Salary
in Baltimore, Maryland

$27,900 (USD)

Average Salary

$13/hr

Average Hourly

$304

Average Bonus

Last updated: June 18, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Belly Opener is $27,900 a year and $13 an hour in Baltimore, Maryland, United States. The average salary range for a Belly Opener is between $21,968 and $32,584. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Baltimore, Maryland.

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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 Baltimore, Maryland, 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:
$32,344
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

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About Baltimore, Maryland

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Description: Baltimore ( BAL-di-MOR (local)) is the largest city in the state of Maryland within the United States. Baltimore was established by the Constitution of Maryland as an independent city in 1729. With a population of 602,495 in 2018, Baltimore is the largest such independent city in the United States. As of 2017, the population of the Baltimore metropolitan area was estimated to be just under 2.802 million, making it the 21st largest metropolitan area in the country. Baltimore is located about 40 miles (60 km) northeast of Washington, D.C., making it a principal city in the Washington-Baltimore combined statistical...

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