Career Profiles and Employment Projections
- Meter Readers (Utilities): Jobs, Career, Salary and Education Information
Meter Readers (Utilities)
Top 3 meter reader Jobs
Meter Reader & Maintenance Assistant
- Holland Charter Township
- Holland, MI
Qualifications: Applicants should be reliable and self motivated; have the physical capacity to lift heavy loads, walk for long periods of time
- National Fuel Gas
- Erie, PA
Must have a high school diploma or equivalent.
*Available to work a flexible work schedule Monday through Fri between the hours of 8:00 am and
- Vaughn Water Co.
- Bakersfield, CA
Resumes will not be accepted unless accompanied with a completed application. A physical and drug screen will be required.
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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.