Agricultural Products Graders and Sorters


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Occupation is in demand for the following regions: Career Cluster
110100
100009
Agricultural Products Graders and Sorters

Agricultural Products Graders and Sorters - Employment & Outlook

The table below provides information about the number of workers in this occupation in various regions. It also provides information about the expected growth rate and future job openings.

Employment

Major employers:

  • Grocery stores
  • Wholesale grocery sales companies
  • Agricultural and food products companies

Outlook

Demand for agricultural products graders and sorters will show little to no growth over the next few years. More grading and sorting jobs can be done by machines. In addition, an increasing amount of agricultural products are imported from other countries. These items are graded and sorted before they are shipped here. These factors will lead to fewer new jobs in this occupation.

Agricultural Products Graders and Sorters (CIS 100009)

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Illinois
1,585
Small
&
-0.4%
5.8%
>>>>
210
Few
  Champaign Area
40
Small
&
2.5%
7.0%
>>>>
6
Few
  Charleston-Effingham-Centralia Area
46
Small
&
2.2%
5.0%
>>>>
6
Few
  Cook County
621
Small
&
-0.6%
5.6%
>>>>
83
Few
  Decatur Area
29
Small
&
3.4%
7.0%
>>>>
4
Few
  DeKalb-Elgin-Aurora Area
71
Small
&
1.4%
9.7%
>>>>
10
Few
  Du Page County
118
Small
&
1.7%
5.4%
>>>>
16
Few
  Edwardsville Area
26
Small
&
-3.8%
5.1%
>>>>
3
Very few
  Jacksonville-Carlinville-Litchfield Area
14
Small
&
0.0%
7.0%
>>>>
2
Very few
  Kankakee-Morris-Pontiac Area
21
Small
&
0.0%
5.2%
>>>>
3
Few
  Lake County
66
Small
&
-1.5%
8.6%
>>>>
9
Few
  McHenry County
29
Small
&
3.4%
6.8%
>>>>
4
Few
  Mt Vernon-Marion-Carbondale Area
24
Small
&
0.0%
6.8%
>>>>
3
Few
  Northwest Illinois Area
63
Medium
&
-1.6%
3.6%
>>>>
8
Moderate
  Peoria-Bloomington Area
83
Small
&
1.2%
7.3%
>>>>
11
Few
  Quincy-Macomb-Galesburg Area
59
Medium
&
0.0%
4.3%
>>>>
8
Moderate
  Rock Island-Moline Area
35
Small
&
-2.9%
5.7%
>>>>
4
Few
  Rockford Area
50
Small
&
0.0%
7.6%
>>>>
7
Few
  Shawnee National Forest Area
24
Small
&
4.2%
2.4%
>>>>
3
Few
  Springfield Area
46
Small
&
0.0%
4.7%
>>>>
6
Few
  St Louis-Belleville Area
46
Small
&
0.0%
6.4%
>>>>
6
Few
  Vermilion County
14
Small
&
0.0%
4.9%
>>>>
2
Very few
  Will County
54
Small
&
-1.9%
9.1%
>>>>
7
Few
United States
38,300
Small
&
0.0%
3.7%
>>>>
5,000
Few
Source: Illinois Career Information System (CIS) brought to you by Illinois Department of Employment Security.