Meter Reader, Utilities Salary

A Meter Reader, Utilities earns an average wage of $15.03 per hour.

$34,237 - $40,777
$37K
MEDIAN: $37,258
50%

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$10.21 - $25.13
$10
$15
$25
MEDIAN: $15.03
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50%
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$0$52K
Salary $37,258
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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$21,428 - $52,731
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 6
Hourly Data $0$25
Hourly Rate $10.21 - $25.13
Overtime $22.40
Annual Data $0$52K
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).
)
$21,428 - $52,731
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 48

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.

Meter Reader, Utilities Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Meter Reader, Utilities

Pay by Experience for a Meter Reader, Utilities has a positive trend. An entry-level Meter Reader, Utilities with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $29,000 based on 29 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Meter Reader, Utilities with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $31,000 based on 13 salaries. An experienced Meter Reader, Utilities which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $36,000 based on 12 salaries. A Meter Reader, Utilities with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 7 salaries.

Meter Reader, Utilities Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Meter Reader, Utilities?

Meter Reader, Utilities in Benton:
"The job is ok."
Pros: Work by myself. I get to enjoy the different weather. I get plenty of exercise walking outside.
Cons: The bad could be weather too. When there is server weather, no meters can be read. I get paid by the meter. Only $.30 per meter.

Meter Reader, Utilities in Riverside:
"Good job, easy money."
Do your job right and don't cheat the system.

Key Stats for Meter Reader, Utilities

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
11%

Experience Affects Meter Reader, Utilities Salaries

Late-Career
▲28%

Experienced
▲10%

National Average
$32,000

Mid-Career
▼4%

Entry-Level
▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
vision benefits
Vision: 46%
no benefits
None: 25%