Meter Reader, Utilities Salary

A Meter Reader, Utilities earns an average wage of $15.28 per hour.

$28,700 - $39,596
$34K
MEDIAN: $33,832
50%

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$10.40 - $23.98
$10
$15
$24
MEDIAN: $15.28
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$33,832  
   
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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$21,599 - $49,983  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 9
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$10.40 - $23.98  
   
Overtime
$19.28  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
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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$21,599 - $49,983  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 44

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Job Description for Meter Reader, Utilities

Utility meter readers must have great visual and technical skills in order to read and monitor utility meters for companies, businesses, or individuals. Many utility meter readers have a specific route to drive; however, it is essential to be able to read maps quickly and accurately, as their routes may change on occasion.

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Meter Reader, Utilities Tasks

  • Operate vehicles to visit meters along a designated route.
  • Complete forms and update data.
  • Identify and report damage, necessary maintenance or problems.
  • Read meters and collect payments when applicable.

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Pay by Experience Level for Meter Reader, Utilities

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

Key Stats for Meter Reader, Utilities

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
11%
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Experience Affects Meter Reader, Utilities Salaries

Late-Career
▲33%

Experienced
▲2%

National Average
$32,000

Mid-Career
▼1%

Entry-Level
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 53%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
dental benefits
None: 21%
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