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Occupational Employment Statistics


DETAILED OCCUPATION DATA

45-2041 Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products



Grade, sort, or classify unprocessed food and other agricultural products by size, weight, color, or condition. Excludes ÔÇťAgricultural Inspectors" (45-2011).

Geography Click link for Career Profile EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
Northwest Minnesota 308$18.57/hr$11.29/hr$13.85/hr$20.17/hr$22.98/hr$24.68/hr


IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Natural Resources and MiningN/AN/A
Manufacturing70$12.95/hr
Trade, Transportation and UtilitiesN/A$14.39/hr
 
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2018-2028
Central Minnesota N/AN/AN/A
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN N/A$13.50/hr13.7%
Fargo ND-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA N/A$13.44/hrN/A
Rochester MN MSA N/A$14.33/hrN/A
Northwest Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Southwest Balance of State N/A$18.20/hrN/A
Southeast Balance of State 20$14.69/hrN/A
Northwest Minnesota 30$20.17/hr3.7%
Southwest Minnesota 30$16.92/hrN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA 30$21.17/hrN/A
Southeast Minnesota 50$14.37/hrN/A
Minnesota 250$14.33/hr7.8%


Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2018-2028
Packers and Packagers, Hand 7,590$14.07/hr-2.6%
Slaughterers and Meat Packers 5,590$16.49/hr2.4%
Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers 3,840$12.24/hr4.8%


  • Grade and sort products according to factors such as color, species, length, width, appearance, feel, smell, and quality to ensure correct processing and usage.
  • Discard inferior or defective products or foreign matter, and place acceptable products in containers for further processing.
  • Weigh products or estimate their weight, visually or by feel.
  • Place products in containers according to grade and mark grades on containers.
  • Place products in containers according to grade and mark grades on containers.
  • Weigh products or estimate their weight, visually or by feel.
  • Record grade or identification numbers on tags or on shipping, receiving, or sales sheets.
  • Record grade or identification numbers on tags or on shipping, receiving, or sales sheets.
  • Grade and sort products according to factors such as color, species, length, width, appearance, feel, smell, and quality to ensure correct processing and usage.
  • Discard inferior or defective products or foreign matter, and place acceptable products in containers for further processing.