Utility Locator Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Utility Locator is $14.56 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Utility Locator Total Pay (?
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$25,791 - $72,974
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MEDIAN: $36,288
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Utility Locator Total Pay (?
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$11.71 - $20.66
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$25,791 - $72,974  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,526  
Total Pay (?
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$25,206 - $52,567  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 327
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$11.71 - $20.66  
   
Overtime
$17.01 - $28.61  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,526  
   
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).
)
$25,206 - $52,567  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 327
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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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Utility Locator Reviews

What is it like working as an Utility Locator?
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.

Experience Affects Utility Locator Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 30%
Experienced
up arrow 19%
Mid-Career
up arrow 8%
National Average
$35,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 8%
Job Satisfaction
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Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5 based on 52 votes.
Gender
Female
12%
female alumni
 
Male
88%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
5%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 63%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 19%
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