$57,352
Avg. Salary
$20.69
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Gas Meter Technician is $20.69 per hour.

The average pay for a Gas Meter Technician is $57,352 per year.

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$12.82
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$33.02
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$34k
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$78k
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MEDIAN $57,352
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$0$78K
Salary $34,000 - $77,528
Bonus $515 - $9,696
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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$30,138 - $78,385
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 24
Hourly Data $0$49
Hourly Rate $12.82 - $33.02
Overtime $18.44 - $49.59
Annual Data $0$78K
Bonus $515 - $9,696
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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$30,138 - $78,385
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 94

Job Description for Gas Meter Technician

Residences and commercial buildings that use gas (such as for furnaces, hot water heaters and kitchen ranges) have a gas meter installed on the exterior. This allows the utility company delivering the gas to monitor and bill for usage. A gas meter technician installs these meters, as well as inspects them for proper installation and ensures that the location of meters allows safe access for manual readings. The technician also helps install any upgrades and performs repairs on malfunctioning meters. Additionally, during new construction, a gas meter technician determines the best access point for the location of a meter and install it.

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Gas Meter Technician Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Gas Meter Technician

Pay by Experience for a Gas Meter Technician has a positive trend. An entry-level Gas Meter Technician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $47,000 based on 37 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Gas Meter Technician with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 29 salaries. An experienced Gas Meter Technician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 26 salaries. A Gas Meter Technician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $59,000 based on 9 salaries.

Gas Meter Technician Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Gas Meter Technician?

Gas Meter Technician in San Antonio:
"It's a great job and I love it."
Pros: All of the workers and how they take care of me.
Cons: Not a lot of overtime.

Key Stats for Gas Meter Technician

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 24 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
11%

Experience Affects Gas Meter Technician Salaries

Late-Career
▲19%

Mid-Career
▲4%

Experienced
▲1%

National Average
$49,000

Entry-Level
▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 24 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 72%
no benefits
None: 14%