Salary for Utilities Meter Readers

Also known as:  Electric Meter Reader, Gas Meter Reader, Water Meter Reader

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Meter Readers, Utilities, are involved in taking readings from gas, electric and water consumption meters to determine the amount of volume a person has used. Ability to read maps are required, as well as the ability to use various types of technology, including a computer and office programs. Additionally meter readers will need to be accurate and have the ability to document numbers and figures correctly. Driving is required as well as outdoor work. A high school diploma is required, and some states may make additional requirements available.

A Utilities Meter Reader gets an average compensation between 24000 to 36000 based on experience. Meter Readers, Utilities will most likely earn salaries of Thirty Eight Thousand Seven Hundred dollars annually.

Meter Readers, Utilities receive the highest salary in Connecticut, where they can receive a compensation of close to about $51590. Professionals that work in this career have the most lucrative average salary level in Utilities, where they can get average job salaries of $40650.

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ANNUAL SALARY
HOURLY RATE
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SALARY TREND
The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 23.58 percent nationwide in that time.
INDUSTRIES
Utilities Meter Readers tend to make the most in the following industries
Transportation and Warehousing $40,650
Utilities $40,270
Management of Companies and Enterprises $40,230
Public Administration $34,310
Construction $32,930
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services $32,610
In general, they earn less within the industries below
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services $31,080
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services $32,610
Construction $32,930
Public Administration $34,310
Management of Companies and Enterprises $40,230
Utilities $40,270
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