Butchers, meat cutters and fishmongers – retail and wholesale

National Occupation Code (NOC): 6331

Butchers, meat cutters and fishmongers in this unit group prepare standard cuts of meat, poultry, fish and shellfish for sale in retail or wholesale food establishments. They are employed in supermarkets, grocery stores, butcher shops and fish stores or may be self-employed. Butchers who are supervisors or heads of departments are included in this unit group.

Working Conditions for Butchers, meat cutters and fishmongers – retail and wholesale

Work is performed at meat counters or in refrigerated rooms; some use heavy equipment to process different cuts of meat. Workers may have to stand for long periods of time and carry heavy products from station-to-station.

Alternate Job Titles

  • Apprentice Butcher - Retail Or Wholesale
  • Butcher - Butcher Shop
  • Butcher - Delicatessen
  • Butcher - Retail Or Wholesale
  • Butcher - Wholesale
  • Butcher Apprentice
  • Fishmonger
  • Fishmonger - Retail
  • Grocery Store Butcher
  • Head Butcher - Retail
  • Head Butcher - Retail Or Wholesale
  • Head Butcher - Wholesale
  • Meat Cutter - Retail Or Wholesale
  • Meat Portion Cutter - Retail Or Wholesale
  • Pork Cutter - Retail Or Wholesale
  • Retail Butcher
  • Retail Meat Cutter
  • Supermarket Butcher
  • Supermarket Meat Cutter
  • Butcher Apprentice
  • Fishmonger
  • Fishmonger - Retail
  • Head Butcher - Wholesale
  • Meat Cutter - Retail Or Wholesale
  • Retail Butcher
  • Supermarket Meat Cutter
  • Retail Seafood Clerk
  • Operator Seafood
  • Meat Cutter
  • FT Meat Cutter
  • PT Meat Cutter
  • Butcher, Retail