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Grader Demographics in the US

The average employee age for graders is 42 years. The grader workforce reached a whopping 4,335 in 2020!

Among graders, we discovered that 45.8% of them are women, while 45.3% are men. The most common race/ethnicity among graders is White, which makes up 43.5% of all graders. Comparatively, there are 40.9% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 7.7% of the Black or African American ethnicity. The majority of graders are located in CA, Los Angeles and NY, New York.

Grader Statistics and Facts in the US

After extensive research and analysis, Zippia's data science team found that:

  • There are over 4,335 graders currently employed in the United States.
  • 45.8% of all graders are women, while only 45.3% are men.
  • The average age of an employed grader is 42 years old.
  • The most common ethnicity of graders is White (43.5%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (40.9%) and Black or African American (7.7%).
  • The majority of graders are located in CA, Los Angeles and NY, New York.
  • Graders are most in-demand in Livonia, MI.
  • Graders are paid an average annual salary of $23,931.
  • The manufacturing industry is the highest-paying for graders.
  • New York, NY pays an annual average wage of $42,535, the highest in the US.
  • Graders average starting salary is $17,000.
  • In 2021, women earned 92% of what men earned.
  • The top 10% of highest-paid graders earn as much as $32,000 or more.
  • 8% of all graders are LGBT.
  • Maine is the best state for graders to live.
  • Graders are more likely to work at education companies in comparison to private companies.

Grader Statistics by Race

The most common ethnicity among graders is White, which makes up 43.5% of all graders. Comparatively, there are 40.9% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 7.7% of the Black or African American ethnicity.

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  • White, 43.5%
  • Hispanic or Latino, 41.0%
  • Black or African American, 7.7%
  • Asian, 5.9%
  • Unknown, 1.1%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.8%

Foreign Languages Spoken By Graders

The chart below shows that 33.0% of graders speak Spanish. The second-most popular foreign language spoken is Chinese at 13.5% and French is the third-most popular at 11.7%.

Job Title
  • Spanish, 33.0%
  • Chinese, 13.5%
  • French, 11.7%
  • Mandarin, 10.5%
  • Japanese, 6.1%
  • Other, 25.2%

Types of Grader Degree Levels

We assessed our data to determine the typical level of education for graders. The most common degree for graders is bachelor's degree. In fact, 55% of graders earn that degree. A close second is high school diploma with 12% and rounding it off is master's degree with 9%.

Job Title
  • Bachelors degree, 55%
  • High School Diploma degree, 12%
  • Masters degree, 9%
  • Associate degree, 6%
  • Other Degrees, 18%

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Grader Race And Ethnicity Over Time

Using the Census Bureau data, we found out how the percentage of each ethnic category trended between 2008-2018 among graders.

  • White
  • Asian
  • Hispanic or Latino
  • Black or African American

Grader Gender Over Time

This data shows how men and women predominate in the grader position over time.

Male
Female
39%
36%
32%
29%
25%
22%
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018

Grader Unemployment Rate Over Time

The Bureau of Labor Statistics came in clutch when it came down to figuring out how the unemployment rate has changed over time. Between 2008 and 2018, this is how the number of graders changed.

  • Unemployment rate

Average Age of a Grader Based On Race And Gender

We determined the average age of graders based on ethnicity and gender.

Male
Female

The Average Number of Years That Grader Stay in a Job

By looking over 8,389 graders resumes, we figured out that the average grader enjoys staying at their job for Less than 1 year for a percentage of 48%.

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Less than one year

1-2 years

3-4 years

5-7 years

8-10 years

11+ years

Grader Age Breakdown

This chart breaks down the ages of grader employees. Interestingly enough, the average age of graders is 40+ years old, which represents 59% of the population.

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20-30 years

30-40 years

40+ years

Grader Male to Female Ratio

We compared this job title with other job titles to see how gender percentages varied. As you can see, hay baler and ditch rider have the biggest difference in gender.

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Job Titleascdesc
Maleasc
Femaleascdesc
Peanut Grader18%76%
Stable Hand21%74%
Groom21%75%
Grader45%46%
Custom Harvester88%8%
Ditch Rider90%4%
Hay Baler92%6%
Male
Female
100%
75%
50%
25%
0%
Hay Baler
Ditch Rider
Custom Harvester
Grader
Groom
Stable Hand
Peanut Grader
0%
25%
50%
75%
100%

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Grader Gender Pay Gap

male-income
Male Income
$33,276
female-income
Female Income
$30,495

Grader Income By Gender And Race/Ethnicity

We found interesting that White men and Asian men make more money compared to others.

  • Male
  • Female
$39,290
$37,504
$35,718
$33,932
$32,146
$30,361
$28,575
$26,789
Asian
Black or African American
Hispanic or Latino
White

Grader Income By Race/Ethnicity And Education

This chart shows the impact that education has on the income level of different ethnicities.

All Race and Ethnicity
Educationascdesc
Incomeasc
No Education$31,600
Some College/ Associate Degree$31,822
High School Diploma or Less$32,733
Bachelor's Degree$36,014

Grader Income By Race/Ethnicity And Education

This chart shows the impact that education has on the income level of different ethnicities.

    $40,228
    $38,121
    $36,014
    $33,907
    $31,800
    $29,693
    $27,586
    $25,478
    No Education
    High School Diploma or Less
    Some College/ Associate Degree
    Bachelor's Degree

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    Where Do Graders Earn The Most?

    The map here shows where graders earn the highest salaries in the U.S. The darker areas across the 50 states highlight the highest salaries.

    Average Salary

    Where Are Graders Located?

    By looking through more than 8,389 resumes, we found that the most popular places for graders are CA, Los Angeles and NY, New York.

    Number of Graders

    Grader Employment Statistics

    This section highlights the information we gathered about the types of businesses and industries that employ graders. We found that the most common company type is education. In addition, the industry that employs the most graders is the education industry.

    Company Size

    We created this chart to show you the average size of companies that typically hire graders.

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    < 50 employees

    50 - 100 employees

    100 - 500 employees

    500 - 1,000 employees

    1,000 - 10,000 employees

    > 10,000

    The Types Of Companies Grader Work In

    Employees with the grader job title have their preferences when it comes to working for a company. For instance, most graders prefer to work at education companies over private companies.

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    Public

    Private

    Education

    Government

    Top Industries Hiring Graders

    Just based on the number of employees within each industry, we were able to determine the most common industries that employ graders. Those industries include education, manufacturing and retail.

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    Education

    Manufacturing

    Retail

    Hospitality

    Agriculture