The average pay for a Gas Meter Technician is $20.46 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

$34,000 - $77,152
(Median)
$34K
$49K
$77K
MEDIAN: $48,696
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90%

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$12.94 - $32.55
(Median)
$13
$20
$33
MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$34,000 - $77,152  
   
Bonus
$4,578  
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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$29,438 - $78,682  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 14
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$12.94 - $32.55  
   
Overtime
$18.54 - $49.19  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$4,578  
   
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).
)
$29,438 - $78,682  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 64
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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

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Gas Meter Technician Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 25%

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

Experienced
up arrow 2%

National Average
$49,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
medical benefits
Vision: 68%
dental benefits
None: 16%
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