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Cattle Header Salary
in New York-Manhattan, New York

$34,772 (USD)

Average Salary

$17/hr

Average Hourly

$410

Average Bonus

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Cattle Header is $34,772 a year and $17 an hour in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States. The average salary range for a Cattle Header is between $31,199 and $41,105. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in New York-Manhattan, New York.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Skins sections of animals or whole animals, such as cattle, sheep, and hogs, performing any combination of following tasks as member of a crew: slits skin on head of carcass, and pulls and cuts connective tissue until head and neck are exposed, using knife.
  • Severs head from carcass of animal, using knife and cleaver and places it on racks for inspection.
  • Trims meat or fat from head skins.
  • Slits remaining hide on carcass from breastbone to crotch.
  • Pulls, cuts, and forces hand between hide and carcass to break connective tissue and separate it from neck, sides, shoulders, flanks, back, and tail of suspended carcass.
  • Breaks and severs legs at knee joint, and removes such parts as dew claws, bungs, tails, and genital organs.
  • Raises cattle from floor, using hoist, and pulls hide off carcass by hand or using pinchers.
  • Severs and exposes gullet and windpipe on small stock, using knife, and ties gullet to prevent leakage of fluid when viscera is removed.
  • Slits womb of cattle with knife to remove slunk (unborn calf).
  • Shackles neck of slunk and pulls off skin, using winch.
  • May saw brisket bone on cattle.
  • May skin pork, using drawknife.
  • May be designated according to kind of animal or portion of carcass skinned as backer; calf skinner; cattle header; slunk skinner.
  • May be designated: cattle dropper and pritcher; leg skinner; shoulder puncher; small-stock facer.
Cattle Header Job Prevalence in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States

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

Job family population: 153,280

Estimated population of Cattle Header jobs: 14,559

Rate of error: 2.8%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$40,311
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

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