Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Meter Reader make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

$54,377 / yrTotal Pay
$37,303 / yrBase Pay
$17,074 / yrAdditional Pay

$54,377

 / yr
$27K$339K
Most Likely Range
Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a Meter Reader is $54,377 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $37,303 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $17,074 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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PSEG
4.0

PSEG

Meter Reader - Hourly

$19

 /hr
Range: $17 - $37
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$17

$37

$17 - $37 Range

156 Jobs
Atmos Energy
4.4

Atmos Energy

Meter Reader

$30,338

 /yr
Range: $29K - $40K

$29K

$40K

$28,595 - $39,818 Range

Utility Resource Group
3.5

Utility Resource Group

Meter Reader - Hourly

$18

 /hr
Range: $14 - $18

$14

$18

$14 - $18 Range

Bermex
3.2

Bermex

Meter Reader - Hourly

$16

 /hr
Range: $13 - $17

$13

$17

$13 - $17 Range

Socalgas
4.4

Socalgas

Meter Reader - Hourly

$24

 /hr
Range: $17 - $25

$17

$25

$17 - $25 Range

PacifiCorp
3.0

PacifiCorp

Meter Reader

$42,673

 /yr
Range: $35K - $54K

$35K

$54K

$35,451 - $54,469 Range

Olameter
2.7

Olameter

Meter Reader - Hourly

$14

 /hr
Range: $10 - $23

$10

$23

$10 - $23 Range

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National Grid
4.0

National Grid

Meter Reader - Hourly

$21

 /hr
Range: $16 - $36

$16

$36

$16 - $36 Range

FirstEnergy
3.7

FirstEnergy

Meter Reader - Hourly

$27

 /hr
Range: $26 - $35

$26

$35

$26 - $35 Range

Vivint Solar
3.4

Vivint Solar

Meter Reader - Hourly

$17

 /hr
Range: $16 - $22

$16

$22

$16 - $22 Range

Xcel Energy
3.8

Xcel Energy

Meter Reader

$41,428

 /yr
Range: $40K - $84K

$40K

$84K

$39,595 - $83,530 Range

American Electric Power
3.9

American Electric Power

Meter Reader - Hourly

$18

 /hr
Range: $15 - $20

$15

$20

$15 - $20 Range

CenterPoint Energy
3.4

CenterPoint Energy

Meter Reader - Hourly

$25

 /hr
Range: $20 - $27

$20

$27

$20 - $27 Range

ComEd
4.1

ComEd

Meter Reader - Hourly

$27

 /hr
Range: $26 - $28

$26

$28

$26 - $28 Range

Severn Trent Services
2.5

$35,572

 /yr
Range: $32K - $39K

$32K

$39K

$31,620 - $38,581 Range

Corix Group
3.3

Corix Group

Meter Reader

$30,489

 /yr
Range: $29K - $31K

$29K

$31K

$28,667 - $31,348 Range

Florida Power & Light
3.9

Florida Power & Light

Meter Reader - Hourly

$20

 /hr
Range: $17 - $24

$17

$24

$17 - $24 Range

Nicor
3.4

Nicor

Meter Reader - Hourly

$21

 /hr
Range: $16 - $24

$16

$24

$16 - $24 Range

Heath Consultants
3.4

Heath Consultants

Meter Reader - Hourly

$14

 /hr
Range: $11 - $19

$11

$19

$11 - $19 Range

Scope Services
3.3

Scope Services

Meter Reader - Hourly

$16

 /hr
Range: $15 - $18

$15

$18

$15 - $18 Range

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$18

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14 days ago by a Meter Reader with 1 to 3 years of experience

$50,000

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15 days ago by a Meter Reader with 1 to 3 years of experience

$20

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20 days ago by a Utility Meter Reader with less than one year of experience

$15

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$16

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23 days ago by a Meter Reader with less than one year of experience

$18

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28 days ago by a Meter Reader with less than one year of experience

$17

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28 days ago by a Meter Reader with 1 to 3 years of experience

$17

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29 days ago by a Meter Reader with less than one year of experience

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Frequently asked questions about a Meter Reader salaries

The national average salary for a Meter Reader is $38,617 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Meter Reader salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 350 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Meter Reader employees.

The highest salary for a Meter Reader in United States is $56,634 per year.

The lowest salary for a Meter Reader in United States is $26,332 per year.

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