7511-Butchers, fishmongers and related food preparers

Job Title: 

Butchers, fishmongers and related food preparers

Job Description: 

Butchers, fishmongers and related food preparers slaughter animals, clean, cut and dress meat and fish, remove bones and prepare related food items or preserve meat, fish and other foods and food products by drying, salting or smoking.


Tasks include

  • slaughtering animals
  • flaying and trimming carcasses
  • boning, cutting and dressing meat and fish for sale or further processing
  • preparing ingredients and making sausages and similar products using chopping, mixing and shaping machines
  • curing meat, fish and other foods
  • operating smokehouses or ovens to smoke meat, fish and other foodstuffs cooking or in other ways preparing meat, fish and related food items for sale
  • selling meat or fish to customers, including wrapping, weighing and labelling products, and receiving payment.
Specific Occupations: 

Eviscerator (animal/poultry)/ Skinner, animal/ Slaughterer/ Splitter( carcass)/ Sticker/ Stunner (animal)

Cutter/curer (fish/ meat/ kosher)

Dresser, meat/poultry/triple/(Butcher/boner (fish/meat)/ Trimmer, meat)

Gambreller (butchery)/ Knacker/ Flayer

Shactor/ Worker, offal/ Stripper, gut

Filleter/ Driver/ PickIer/Curer/Smoker/Salter (meat/fish/bacon)/fishmonger

Briner ( foodstuffs)/ Preserver, sauces and condiments/ Maker (sausage/ string (gut)

Worker, smokehouse: fish/Worker, smokehouse: meat/

International Careers(ISCO): 
Source Of Info: 

Source: Pakistan Bureau of Statistics, PSCO-2355