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Belly Opener Salary
in Charleston, South Carolina

$24,551 (USD)

Average Salary

$12/hr

Average Hourly

$268

Average Bonus

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Belly Opener is $24,551 a year and $12 an hour in Charleston, South Carolina, United States. The average salary range for a Belly Opener is between $19,332 and $28,673. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Charleston, South Carolina.

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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 Charleston, South Carolina, 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:
$28,462
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

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About Charleston, South Carolina

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Description: Charleston is the oldest and largest city in the U.S. state of South Carolina, the county seat of Charleston County, and the principal city in the Charleston–North Charleston–Summerville Metropolitan Statistical Area. The city lies just south of the geographical midpoint of South Carolina's coastline and is located on Charleston Harbor, an inlet of the Atlantic Ocean formed by the confluence of the Ashley, Cooper, and Wando rivers. Charleston had an estimated population of 136,208 in 2018. The estimated population of the Charleston metropolitan area, comprising Berkeley, Charleston, and Dorchester counties, was 787...

Belly Opener Job Listings for Charleston, South Carolina

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