How much does a Meter Reader make in the United States? The average Meter Reader salary in the United States is $48,726 as of September 25, 2020, but the range typically falls between $43,625 and $56,128. 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. 

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Job Description for Meter Reader

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 2020 Salary.com)... View full job description

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Skills associated with Meter Reader: Inspection, Utility Meter Reading

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