Meter Reader, Utilities Salary (United States)

A Meter Reader, Utilities earns an average wage of $14.08 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Meter Reader, Utilities Total Pay (?
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$20,093 - $74,658
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MEDIAN: $31,213
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Meter Reader, Utilities Total Pay (?
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$9.95 - $21.53
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$20,093 - $74,658  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,495  
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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$21,007 - $48,460  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 167
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.95 - $21.53  
   
Overtime
$15.00 - $32.49  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,495  
   
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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$21,007 - $48,460  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 167
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Job Description for Meter Reader, Utilities
  • Identify and report damage, necessary maintenance or problems.
  • Read meters and collect payments when applicable.
  • Operate vehicles to visit meters along a designated route.
  • Complete forms and update data.

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Experience Affects Meter Reader, Utilities Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 25%
National Average
$31,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 3%
Entry-Level
up arrow 5%
Job Satisfaction
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Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5 based on 14 votes.
Gender
Female
26%
female alumni
 
Male
74%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
4%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 50% employee benefits None: 15%
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