Wool Fleece Grader

Examine and sort wool fleeces according to quality.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$16,000 – $28,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Wool Fleece Graders do?

Examines and sorts wool fleece according to quality: Lifts unprocessed fleece to estimate approximate weight of fleece after processing. Separates locks of fleece and examines fibers for length, diameter, elasticity, and color to determine quality of fleece. Examines fleece and separates locks to determine presence of dirt, manure, straw, stains, and moisture. Separates and places fleece in containers and marks wool grade on container according to government standards for quality.

Should I be a Wool Fleece 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.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.

  • Also known as: Wool Grader

    How to become a Wool Fleece Grader

    Most Wool Fleece Graders have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9baaaa&chl=no+college+%2898%25%29|certificate+%282%25%29||||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,98,98
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