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Agricultural Commodity Grader - Federal Salaries of 2016

Pay Rates for "Agricultural Commodity Grader"

How much does an Agricultural Commodity Grader in the federal government get paid? $54,714.64* *Based on the 2016 average.
1,642 EMPLOYEES
$89.84M TOTAL SALARY
GS MOST COMMON PAYSCALE

Agricultural Commodity Grader was the 128th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2016, with 1,642 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2016, the Agricultural Marketing Service hired the most employees titled Agricultural Commodity Grading, with an average salary of $53,239.

Government Agricultural Commodity Grading jobs are classified under the General Schedule (GS) payscale. The minimum paygrade for a Agricultural Commodity Grading job is GS-4, and the highest paygrade that can be attained within this job series is GS-15. Remember that the starting and maximum yearly pay listed above reflect base pay only - your actual salary will be higher based on the Locality Pay Adjustment for the area in which you work.

Job Description

This occupation includes positions that administer, supervise, or perform work concerned with examining and evaluating agricultural products to determine their official U.S. grade and/or their acceptability in terms of quality or condition in accordance with official standards and related regulations. The work often includes the inspection or monitoring of the conditions under which the product is processed, stored, or transported insofar as these factors affect product quality.

Administrative and Management positions have a wide range of responsibilities. Management does not refer specifically to supervisors who directly manage organizations or teams. Rather jobs in this category deal with managing systems or processes such as finances, security systems, training programs, or marketing. For employees in this job category, promotions are typically given 2 grade increments at a time until GS-12 is reached.

Agencies that have hired an Agricultural Commodity Grader

Agency Employees Hired Average Salary
Agricultural Marketing Service 1,325 $53,239.03
Grain Inspection, Packers & Stockyards Administration 234 $61,172.48

Agricultural Commodity Grader Pay Distribution

The average pay for an Agricultural Commodity Grader is $54,714.64. The highest paid Agricultural Commodity Grader made $144,767 in 2016.

Common Agricultural Commodity Grader Payscales

Payscale Number of Agricultural Commodity Grading Employees
GS - General Schedule 1,642

Starting Paygrade: $25,514.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-4, Step 1
Maximum Paygrade: $134,776.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-15, Step 10
Category: Administrative and Management
Occupation Family: 1900 QUALITY ASSURANCE, INSPECTION, AND GRADING GROUP

Other Jobs at the GS-4 Paygrade

GS-4 is the starting paygrade for Agricultural Commodity Grading jobs. Here are some other Federal Government jobs that can be held by employees at the GS-4 paygrade.

Occupation Occupation Category Starting Paygrade Maximum Paygrade
Library TechnicianClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Tax ExaminingClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Highway SafetyAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15
Medical Supply Aide and TechnicianTechnical and Medical SupportGS-1GS-9
Language ClericalClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9

Average Agricultural Commodity Grading Pay Trend from 2004 to 2016

In 2004, the average pay for an Agricultural Commodity Grader was $46,523. Since then, the average pay has increased to $54,715 in 2016.


Data Sources

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The series code of this occupation is 1980.

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