Career Profiles and Employment Projections
Meter Readers (Utilities): Jobs, Career, Salary and Education Information
Meter Readers (Utilities)
Top 3 meter readers Jobs
- System One
- Hobbs, NM
Adheres to safety policies and practices and attends safety meetings.
Reads and records electric meter indexes into computerized handheld systems
Meter Reader /Plumber
- E-Talent Network
- Fort Worth, TX
Route your own work.
Be on a pager rotation for emergency work orders.
Work after hours, weekends, in all weather conditions
Meter Reader Programmer
- Kelly IT
- Fort Walton Beach, FL
Meter reader Requirements Bending up and down collecting data. May need to bend to your knees at times. Ability to use technology example
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What Meter readers Do
Read meter and record consumption of electricity, gas, water, or steam.
Meter reader Salaries
- 2014 employment: 37,400
- May 2015 median annual wage: $38,510
Job Outlook for Meter readers
Projected employment change, 2014–24:
- Number of new jobs: -6,700
- Growth rate: -18 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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*Some content used by permission of the Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor.