Meter Readers (Utilities)

Top 3 meter readers Jobs

  • Utility Meter Reader - Olameter Corporation - Fruitland, ID

    Paid Training for two weeks. $12/hour We are looking for full time meter readers to read water meters in Tampa, FL. The applicant must be able to walk 10-15 miles per day while reading meters ...

  • Meter Reader - OnTrack Staffing Oklahoma - Oklahoma City, OK

    As a water meter reader , your job is to support the utilities of your area by reading residential ... Most readers check up to 500 water meters each day. You will need to be able to walk 6-10 miles ...

  • Billing / Accounts Receivable/ Meter Collection - Office1 - San Diego, CA

    This individual would need to be comfortable making outbound calls to obtain copier meter readings . Additionally, this individual will review, audit, analyze, administrate and reconcile customer ...

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What Meter readers Do

Read meter and record consumption of electricity, gas, water, or steam.


Meter reader Salaries

  • 2020 employment: 27,000
  • May 2021 median annual wage: $45,720

Job Outlook for Meter readers

Projected employment change, 2020-30:

  • Number of new jobs: -2,300
  • Growth rate: -9 percent (Decline)

How to Become a Meter reader

Education and training:

  • Typical entry-level education: High school diploma or equivalent
  • Work experience in a related occupation: None
  • Typical on-the-job training: Short-term on-the-job training

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