Career Outlook for Utilities Meter Readers

Also known as:  Electric Meter Reader, Gas Meter Reader, Water Meter Reader
The overall job outlook for Utilities Meter Reader careers has been negative since 2004. Vacancies for this career have decreased by 17.73 percent nationwide in that time, with an average decline of 2.96 percent per year. Demand for Utilities Meter Readers is expected to go down, with an expected -3,870 jobs shed by 2018. This represents an annual decrease of 1.2 percent over the next few years.
There are currently more Utilities Meter Readers in the following states
California 4,750
Texas 3,470
Georgia 2,130
Florida 2,110
New York 1,740
Ohio 1,670
Illinois 1,490
The states below have the least number of filled positions for Utilities Meter Readers
South Dakota 70
North Dakota 80
Montana 90
Delaware 110
Hawaii 110
Vermont 110
Wyoming 110