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Belly Opener Salary
in Alexandria, Virginia

$29,151 (USD)

Average Salary

$14/hr

Average Hourly

$318

Average Bonus

Last updated: June 18, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Belly Opener is $29,151 a year and $14 an hour in Alexandria, Virginia, United States. The average salary range for a Belly Opener is between $22,954 and $34,045. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Alexandria, Virginia.

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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 Alexandria, Virginia, 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:
$33,794
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

Skills data not available for this job

About Alexandria, Virginia

Alexandria Cost of Living Score:

Description: Alexandria is an independent city in the Commonwealth of Virginia in the United States. As of the 2010 census, the population was 139,966, and in 2016, the population was estimated to be 160,530. Located along the western bank of the Potomac River, Alexandria is approximately 7 miles (11 km) south of downtown Washington, D.C. Like the rest of Northern Virginia, as well as Central Maryland, modern Alexandria has been influenced by its proximity to the U.S. capital. It is largely populated by professionals working in the federal civil service, in the U.S. military, or for one of the many private companies which contract...

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