Meter Reader Salary in the United States

How much does a Meter Reader make in the United States? The average Meter Reader salary in the United States is $47,285 as of April 27, 2019, but the range typically falls between $42,334 and $54,476. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

Job Description

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. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. May require 0-1 year of general work experience. Possesses a moderate understanding of general aspects of the job. Works under the close direction of senior personnel in the functional area. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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  1. This Job:

    Meter Reader

    0 - 1 years experience
    High School Diploma or Tech Certificate

  2. Up a level:

    Meter Operations Supervisor

    3 + years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

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