To become a grader, you usually need a bachelor's degree and zero years of experience. The most common jobs before becoming a grader are internship, cashier, and research assistant. It doesn't take any job training to become a grader.
The national average salary for graders is $32,225, but with the right certifications and experience, they can make up to $46,000. Getting a certification as a Engineer In Training Certification (EIT) will help you to earn more as a grader.
Between 2018 and 2028, the career is expected to grow 4% and produce 55,400 job opportunities across the U.S.