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Fishmongers and poultry dressers

£8,320 Average salary at age 20
£18,200 Average Salary
39 Average hours per week

Description

Fishmongers and poultry dressers clean, cut and prepare fish and poultry for processing or sale.

Main Tasks

  • Scrubs, de-scales, heads, guts, washes and bones fish;
  • Cuts and slits fish for curing by hand or machine;
  • Removes feathers and internal organs, extracts edible offal and cuts off feet and head from poultry carcasses and dresses as required;
  • Cleans tools and work surfaces.

Qualifications

Academic qualifications are not normally required. Training is typically provided on-the-job.

UK Prospects

5200 Workforce Size
9.96% Predicted decline 2021 - 2027
2163 Predicted Replacement 2021 - 2027

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