Utility Locator Salary

The average pay for a Utility Locator is $14.83 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
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$24,843 - $76,412
(Median)
$25K
$39K
$76K
MEDIAN: $38,608
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$11.82 - $20.68
(Median)
$12
$15
$21
MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$24,843 - $76,412  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,664  
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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$25,215 - $53,199  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 45
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$11.82 - $20.68  
   
Overtime
$17.59 - $29.82  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,664  
   
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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$25,215 - $53,199  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 324
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Job Description for Utility Locator

  • Communicate with clients, engineers and management.
  • Use a variety of techniques (electrical, magnetic, blueprint analysis, and/or radar) to measure utilities.
  • Identify and map location and depth of utilities such as water, sewer, gas, cable, oil, and electric lines.
  • Document interactions, site information and utilities in organizational software.

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Pay by Experience Level for Utility Locator

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

Utility Locator Reviews

What is it like working as an Utility Locator?

Utility Locator in Midland:
"High attention to detail."
Pros: Making good money and moving up in a growing company. Being outdoors, conversing with contractors and problem solving.
Cons: Long hours, many driving miles, strict rules, lack of job job security. Being away from family.

Utility Locator in Phoenix:
"Overall Good."
Pros: My job allows for a decent amount of freedom. If you manage your time correctly that is.
Cons: Corporate. I don't have a lot of interaction with the company in a positive way.

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Experience Affects Utility Locator Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 22%

Experienced
up arrow 17%

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

National Average
$35,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 55 votes.

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 60%
vision benefits Vision: 45% employee benefits None: 20%
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