Graders and Sorters (Agricultural Products)

Top 3 sorter Jobs

  • Production Sorter - Columbia East - Goodwill Ind. of the Chesapeake. - Jessup, MD

    Production Sorter Pay- $13.25 SIGN ON BONUS- $1000 ****This position offers a sign on bonus which is awarded after 90 days-$200,180 days -$300 and after 1 year -$500 of successful employment** JOB ...

  • Material Handler / Sorter - Rush Auto Recyclers Inc. - Phoenix, AZ

    Pay Rate: $14.00 per hour Job Summary The metal sorter will support recycling operations by overseeing the process of separating various scrap materials. The material handlers will move material from ...

  • Pallet Sorter/General Laborer: $16.50/hr. - 6pm - 6am - Relogistics Services - 28658, NC

    The Pallet Sorter is responsible for hand sorting pallets to grade while ensuring all trash and debris is removed from pallets prior to returning to customer. Responsibilities also include achieving ...

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What Graders and sorters Do

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


Grader and sorter Salaries

  • 2014 employment: 53,000
  • May 2015 median annual wage: $21,100

Job Outlook for Graders and sorters

Projected employment change, 2014–24:

  • Number of new jobs: -4,100
  • Growth rate: -8 percent (Decline)

How to Become a Grader or sorter

Education and training:

  • Typical entry-level education: No formal educational credential
  • Work experience in a related occupation: None
  • Typical on-the-job training: Short-term on-the-job training

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