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Grading Certification and Verification
 
QAD Grading and Certification Fee Rates  
  • Commitment (8 hours per day between 6:00 AM and 6:00 PM, 40 hours per week) - $61.00 per hour
  • Non-Commitment (8 hours or less per day between 6:00 AM and 6:00 PM) - $71.00 per hour
  • Premium (hours over 8 per day between 6:00 AM and 6:00 PM, all hours between 6:00 PM and 6:00 AM, all hours on Saturday and Sunday) - $78.00 per hour
  • Holiday (Federal legal holidays) - $122.00 per hour
  • Mileage (for non-commitment applicants) 56.5 cents per mile
  • Other (tolls, rental, etc.) - actual as billed
  • Per Diem and hotel - as established by the Government
  • Laboratory - as established per test
  • Official Carcass Grade Data = $0.50/grade factor
  • Chicago Mercantile Exchange Beef Carcasses = $350.00/load

 
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  Last Modified Date: 12/26/2012