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Smoker Salary

$37,967 (USD)

Average Salary

$18/hr

Average Hourly

$509

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 07, 2019

The average pay for a Smoker is $37,967 a year and $18 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Smoker is between $28,737 and $45,578. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Controls battery of smoke chambers in which meats, such as bacon, hams, meat loaf, sausage, shoulders, and wieners are cooked and cured: loads racks and cages, suspended from overhead conveyor, with meat products and filled molds, and pushes racks into smokehouse for cooking and curing.
  • Shovels sawdust into hopper of smoker and lights burner to ignite sawdust.
  • Starts electric blower to admit air and blow smoke into curing chambers.
  • Observes gauges, turns steam valves, and adjusts ventilators and dampers to regulate temperature, humidity, and density of smoke to control cooking and curing process.
  • Inspects meat for color, feels meat for firmness, and inserts thermometer into meat to ascertain progress of cooking and curing.
  • Opens water valve to spray and chill meat.
  • Removes cooked and cured meat and empties molds.
  • Places meat loaves on racks and returns them to smokehouse for further smoking and drying.
  • Pushes racks of cured meat to chill room.
  • May stuff meat loaves into plastic casings, using horn (funnel-shaped tube).
  • May record weight and amount of meat cured.
  • May steam-clean smoke chambers and heating coils, and remove ash.
Smoker Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine Operators and Tenders

Job family population: 21,060

Estimated population of Smoker jobs: 1,022

Rate of error: 3.1%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$44,015
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or simply America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), it is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe. Most of the country is located in central North America between Canada and Mexico. With an estimated population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the...

Smoker Job Listings for United States

Cigar Smoker/Enthusiast/Cashier
Dec 5
North Haven, CT, USA
Cigar Lounge
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Nov 1
Bay City, OR, USA
Tillamook Country Smoker Inc
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Warehouse Manager- Portland
Nov 1
Bay City, OR, USA
Tillamook Country Smoker Inc
Tillamook Country Smoker, a coastal manufacturer of jerky and meat snack products sold worldwide is actively seeking a warehouse manager. We are seeking a candidate with a stable work history, a ...
Senior Quality Assurance Manager
Dec 4
us
Tillamook Country Smoker
JOB TITLE: Senior Quality Manager DEPARTMENT: REPORTS TO: Director of Quality EFFECTIVE DATE: SUMMARY: The Senior Quality Manager is Responsible for delivering all aspects of the Quality Assurance ...
Head Butcher
Dec 4
Winston-Salem, NC, USA
Smoke City Meats, LLC
Smoke City Meats, LLC Smoke City Meats, LLC is a specialty craft butcher shop to be launched in the coming year. Smoke City Meats will sell aged beef, free-range poultry, fresh pork and domestic lamb

The average pay for a Smoker is $37,967 a year and $18 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Smoker is between $28,737 and $45,578. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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