Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

2.3/10 job score
risk level
by 2030
or $13.57 hourly
as of 2020

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 54% (Robots are watching)

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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products' job openings is expected to decline by -1.4% by 2030
'Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products' is expected to be a very slow growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2020 and 2030.
Updated projections are due Sep 2022.

What are the median wages for 'Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products' in the United States?

In 2020 the median annual wage for 'Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products' was $28,220, or $13.57 hourly
'Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products' are paid 32.7% lower than the national median wage, which stands at $41,950
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed in this occupation?

As of 2020 there were 28,640 people employed as Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products.
This represents around 0.02% of the employed workforce across the United States.

Job description

Grade, sort, or classify unprocessed food and other agricultural products by size, weight, color, or condition.

SOC Code: 45-2041.00

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