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Alternate Job Titles: Meter Reader

What is the average annual salary for Meter Reader?
The annual salary for someone with the job title Meter Reader may vary depending on a number of factors including industry, company size, location, years of experience and level of education. Our team of Certified Compensation Professionals has analyzed survey data collected from thousands of HR departments at companies of all sizes and industries to present this range of annual salaries for people with the job title Meter Reader in the United States.

This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Meter Reader in the United States that make less than that annual salary. For example the median expected annual pay for a typical Meter Reader in the United States is $40,228 so 50% of the people who perform the job of Meter Reader in the United Sates are expected to make less than $40,228.

Source: HR Reported data as of September 2014

Median $40,228
  • 10%$30,557
  • 25%$35,166
  • 75%$47,098
  • 90%$53,353

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Job Description for Meter Reader

Responsible for reading electric, gas, or water meters Keeps track of their use by recording appropriate information Inspects meters for damages or defects Requires a high school diploma with 0-2 years of experience in the field or in a related area Has knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job Works under immediate supervision Typically reports to a supervisor or manager View Meter Reader job description

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Categories:  Skilled and Trades, Entry Level

Industries:  Business Services, Edu., Gov't. & Nonprofit, Energy & Utilities

Similar Job Titles:  Meter Operations Supervisor, Meter Maintenance Technician, Electric Meter Installer and Repairer

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