The average hourly pay for a Meter Reader, Utilities is $15.31.
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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. Utility meter readers routinely check for tampered and damaged meters and report or fix them as-needed. While they have very little contact with customers, they must have the…Read more
Meter Reader, Utilities Tasks
- Operate vehicles to visit meters along a designated route.
- Complete forms and update data.
- Identify and report damage, necessary maintenance or problems.
- Read meters and collect payments when applicable.
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Pay by Experience Level for Meter Reader, Utilities
An entry-level Meter Reader, Utilities with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $12.92 based on 11 salaries. An early career Meter Reader, Utilities with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.90 based on 37 salaries. A mid-career Meter Reader, Utilities with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.31 based on 12 salaries. An experienced Meter Reader, Utilities with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.12 based on 20 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $20.
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