Gas Meter Technician Salary

The average pay for a Gas Meter Technician is $20.16 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

$37,191 - $71,384
$37K
$57K
$71K
MEDIAN: $57,288
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50%
90%

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$12.53 - $33.07
$13
$20
$33
MEDIAN: $20.35
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$0$77K
Salary $37,191 - $71,384
Bonus $5,000
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$28,136 - $77,123
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 16
Hourly Data $0$50
Hourly Rate $12.53 - $33.07
Overtime $18.12 - $50.42
Annual Data $0$77K
Bonus $5,000
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$28,136 - $77,123
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 62

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Job Description for Gas Meter Technician

Residences and commercial buildings that use gas (such as for furnaces, hot water heaters and kitchen ranges) have a gas meter installed on the exterior. This allows the utility company delivering the gas to monitor and bill for usage. A gas meter technician installs these meters, as well as inspects them for proper installation and ensures that the location of meters allows safe access for manual readings. The technician also helps install any upgrades and performs repairs on malfunctioning meters. Additionally, during new construction, a gas meter technician determines the best access point for the location of a meter and install it.

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Pay by Experience Level for Gas Meter Technician

Pay by Experience for a Gas Meter Technician has a positive trend. An entry-level Gas Meter Technician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $47,000 based on 37 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Gas Meter Technician with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 29 salaries. An experienced Gas Meter Technician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 26 salaries. A Gas Meter Technician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $59,000 based on 9 salaries.

Gas Meter Technician Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Gas Meter Technician?

Gas Meter Technician in San Antonio:
"It's a great job and I love it."
Pros: All of the workers and how they take care of me.
Cons: Not a lot of overtime.

Key Stats for Gas Meter Technician

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects Gas Meter Technician Salaries

Late-Career
▲21%

Mid-Career
▲6%

Experienced
▲2%

National Average
$49,000

Entry-Level
▼3%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 74%
no benefits
None: 13%
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