Meter Reader, Utilities Salary

A Meter Reader, Utilities earns an average wage of $14.46 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$20,952 - $72,985
(Median)
$21K
$34K
$73K
MEDIAN: $34,143
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$9.66 - $20.25
(Median)
$9
$14
$20
MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$20,952 - $72,985  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,237  
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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$20,412 - $46,180  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 17
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.66 - $20.25  
   
Overtime
$8.75 - $26.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,237  
   
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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$20,412 - $46,180  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 64
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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

  • 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 19%

Mid-Career
0%

National Average
$32,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
30 %
Male
70 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 66%
medical benefits
Vision: 63%
dental benefits
None: 19%
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