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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
Southwest Minnesota 205$18.02/hr$12.54/hr$14.38/hr$17.44/hr$23.85/hr$23.98/hr


IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Natural Resources and MiningN/AN/A
Manufacturing80$15.19/hr
Trade, Transportation and Utilities30$14.98/hr
 
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Central Minnesota N/AN/AN/A
Northeast Minnesota N/AN/AN/A
Northwest Minnesota N/AN/A-9.1%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN N/AN/AN/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA N/AN/AN/A
Rochester MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
St Cloud MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Northwest Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Northeast Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA 10$17.88/hrN/A
Southeast Minnesota 20$15.08/hr-8.7%
Southwest Minnesota 20$17.44/hr-9.0%
Southeast Balance of State 20$15.08/hrN/A
Southwest Balance of State 30$14.42/hrN/A
Minnesota 160$14.98/hr-7.6%


Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Packers and Packagers, Hand 7,750$15.64/hr1.2%
Slaughterers and Meat Packers 6,860$15.43/hr3.8%
Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers 4,930$15.06/hr22.9%


  • 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.