Career Profiles and Employment Projections
Meter Readers (Utilities): Jobs, Career, Salary and Education Information
Meter Readers (Utilities)
Top 3 meter reader Jobs
- Dallas, TX
• Ability to read and interpret blueprints and schematics
• Working knowledge of test equipment such as multi-meters
Access Control Technician
- Phoenix, AZ
Ability to read and interpret blueprints and schematics
Working knowledge of test equipment such as multi-meters, digital analyzers
As-Needed Meter Reader
- City of Santa Clara
- Santa Clara, CA
Incomplete applications will not be accepted. This recruitment may remain open until filled.
Under general supervision, reads between 500 and
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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.