Fishmonger or poultry dresser
- Cleans tools and work surfaces.
- Removes feathers and internal organs, extracts edible offal and cuts off feet and head from poultry carcasses and dresses as required.
- Cuts and slits fish for curing by hand or machine.
- Scrubs, de-scales, heads, guts, washes and bones fish.
Typical Education Level
Level 2 NVQ; GCSE at grades A*-C
Will retirement created job openings
In the UK, 17% in this profession are aged 55 or above.* They will likely retire in the next 10 years, creating a demand for new workers
*This is based on national data
Average annual earnings
The current average wage for fishmonger or poultry dresser is £15,990
The number of jobs in the career for the current year is 131. Job counts include both employed and self-employed persons, and do not distinguish between full- and part-time jobs.
Over the past year, jobs have been posted for fishmonger or poultry dresser roles.
How well does it pay?
Normal pay for this occupation is £15,990 per year. That is about £1,333 per month or £8.20 per hour. New workers generally start on £15,142, while highly experienced workers can earn as much as £24,814
Is it growing or declining?
This career has remained the same over the last 2 years, and is expected to remain the same over the next 4 years. Currently, 131 people are employed in the region.