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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$20.88/hr$14.72/hr$15.54/hr$19.13/hr$25.06/hr$26.93/hr


IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Natural Resources and MiningN/AN/A
Manufacturing20$22.99/hr
Trade, Transportation and Utilities40$23.12/hr
Public AdministrationN/AN/A
 
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 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
Northwest Balance of State N/A$16.92/hrN/A
Northeast Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Central Minnesota N/AN/AN/A
Northeast Minnesota N/AN/AN/A
Northwest Minnesota 10$16.92/hrN/A
Southwest Minnesota 20$19.13/hr-9.0%
Southwest Balance of State 20$15.23/hrN/A
Southeast Balance of State 20$23.12/hrN/A
Southeast Minnesota 20$20.85/hr-8.7%
Fargo ND-MN MSA 30$18.95/hrN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA 60$17.71/hrN/A
Minnesota 110$19.21/hr-7.6%


Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Packers and Packagers, Hand 9,140$16.75/hr1.2%
Slaughterers and Meat Packers 3,980$18.61/hr3.8%
Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers 6,780$14.28/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.