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Fish Cleaner Salary

$27,345 (USD)

Average Salary

$13/hr

Average Hourly

$304

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Fish Cleaner is $27,345 a year and $13 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Fish Cleaner is between $21,476 and $32,020. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Cleans fish aboard ship or ashore, performing any combination of following tasks, alone or as member of crew: scrapes scales from fish with knife.
  • Cuts or rips fish from vent to throat with knife, and tears out viscera and gills.
  • Cuts off head of fish with knife, drops head in tub, and slides fish along table to next worker.
  • Washes blood from abdominal cavity by dropping fish in tub of water or by use of hose, and removes discolored membrane from abdomen lining with knife, spoon, scraper, glove, or piece of burlap.
  • Cuts gashes along sides of fish to facilitate salt penetration during curing.
  • Cuts fish behind gill slits, draws knife along backbone and ribs to free fillet (boneless portion of flesh), lays fillet skinside down on table, and draws knife laterally between skin and flesh to remove skin.
  • Slices flesh from bones in fletches (longitudinal quarter sections) for further processing into boneless slices of fish.
  • Unloads catch from fishing vessels laborer, wharf.
  • May pack fish in containers.
  • May remove slime from fish preparatory to canning and be designated slimer.
  • May clean, dress, wrap, label, and store fish for guests at resort establishments and be designated fish housekeeper.
  • May fillet fish and be designated fish filleter.
Fish Cleaner Job Prevalence in the United States

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

Job family population: 153,280

Estimated population of Fish Cleaner jobs: 14,732

Rate of error: 2.8%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$31,701
5 Year Change:
16 %

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Fish Cleaner Job Listings for United States

Line Cook - Part-Time
Jun 22
Carlsbad, United States
Benihana National Corp
Cleans and maintains sushi bar and equipment in safe and sanitary conditions. * Prepares sushi items and sides to include cooking of rice, preparation of vegetables, and cleaning of fish.
Line Cook
Jul 1
Georgetown, TX, USA
Fish City Grill
Fish City Grill Now hiring Line Cooks for our location in Georgetown, TX! Fish City Grill offers ... clean and sanitary work area. Prep Cooks are responsible for preparing and/or cooking Serious ...
CASHIER With Experience in Restaurant Needed!
Jul 17
Memphis, TN, USA
Hook Fish and Chicken INC
... Complete cleaning, organizing, and productivity tasks, services, and tabulate bills using ... Company Description Seafood, Fish, Chicken and Wings Restaurant with Casual Dining
Experienced Cooks
Jun 12
Saint Louis, MO, USA
Drunken Fish
Maintains a clean and organized workstation with keeping sanitation and safety as the highest priority. Prepares items according to proper recipe and portion size outlined in the Drunken Fish Sushi ...
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Jul 3
Charlotte, United States
AdventHealth Fish Memorial
Description Registered Nurse Operating Room AdventHealth Fish Memorial Location Address: 1055 Saxon ... Clean procedure rooms, redress table and stock work area with supplies while checking for outdates ...

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Fish Cleaner is $27,345 a year and $13 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Fish Cleaner is between $21,476 and $32,020. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Fish Cleaner Job Listings for United States

Line Cook - Part-Time
Jun 22
Carlsbad, United States
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Cleans and maintains sushi bar and equipment in safe and sanitary conditions. * Prepares sushi items and sides to include cooking of rice, preparation of vegetables, and cleaning of fish.
Line Cook
Jul 1
Georgetown, TX, USA
Fish City Grill
Fish City Grill Now hiring Line Cooks for our location in Georgetown, TX! Fish City Grill offers ... clean and sanitary work area. Prep Cooks are responsible for preparing and/or cooking Serious ...
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