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Meat/​Seafood Process Worker

Kaimahi Mīti/​Mātaitai

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Meat/seafood process workers process, grade and package meat, fish or shellfish for local and overseas markets. Some also slaughter animals.


Meat/seafood process workers usually earn

$34K-$86K per year

Source: Meat Industry Assn of NZ, Sealord, Turk's, 2017

Job opportunities

Chances of getting a job as a meat/seafood processor are good due to high staff turnover and the large occupation size.
Seafood processors working in a production line in a factory

Seafood processors prepare fish for processing (Photo: Sealord)

Last updated 13 December 2018