Fruit Buying Grader

Examine, sort, and grade sample fruits from loads at receiving point.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$20,000 – $56,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Fruit Buying Graders do?

Examines, sorts, and grades sample fruit from load at receiving point: Takes random samples from load, weighs sample and containers, and calculates net weight and tare of total load. Sorts sample fruit by grade and size, according to company or government specifications. Weighs each portion of sample and calculates percentage of each size and grade in total load. Issues grade ticket or receipt for load.

Should I be a Fruit Buying Grader?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.

  • How to become a Fruit Buying Grader

    Most Fruit Buying 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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