Dressed Poultry Grader

Examine and grade dressed poultry.
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Salary Range
$20,000 – $56,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Dressed Poultry Graders do?

Examines and grades dressed poultry: Removes dressed poultry from conveyor, and examines color of skin, feels poultry for presence of bruises, deformities, and pin feathers, and grades accordingly for quality and size. Sorts poultry into specified containers according to grade. May weigh filled containers and record weight of each grade of poultry.

Should I be a Dressed Poultry Grader?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.

  • Also known as: Dress Draper, Grader, Dressed Poultry

    How to become a Dressed Poultry Grader

    Most Dressed Poultry Graders have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate's degree to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9zcaaa&chl=no+college+%2869%25%29|certificate+%2828%25%29|associate%27s+%283%25%29|||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,69,69
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