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 $47,775 as of September 26, 2019, but the range typically falls between $42,771 and $55,032. 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

Skills Associated with Meter Reader: Inspection, Utility Meter Reading

Salary estimation for Meter Reader at companies like : BONANZA CREEK ENERGY INC, KINDER MORGAN INC, KOSMOS ENERGY LTD

Jobs with a similar salary range to Meter Reader : Technician I, Facilities, Financial Intake Specialist

Job Description

Meter Reader is responsible for reading electric, gas, or water meters. Keeps track of their use by recording appropriate information. Being a Meter Reader inspects meters for damages or defects. Requires a high school diploma. Additionally, Meter Reader typically reports to a supervisor or manager. The Meter Reader 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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City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
+ 10.7%
City, State Miami, FL Compared to national average
-2.7%
City, State Chicago, IL Compared to national average
+ 6.0%
City, State Boston, MA Compared to national average
+ 12.9%
City, State New York, NY Compared to national average
+ 21.0%
City, State Dallas, TX Compared to national average
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