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Utility Meter Readers

Read meters and record the use of electricity, gas, or water.

Quick Facts


Above the statewide median
$28.45 / hour    Read more about wages


Growth rate:  -9.1%    Read more about outlook


High School or less is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Maintain financial or account records.
  • Operate vehicles or material-moving equipment.
  • Report maintenance or equipment problems to appropriate personnel.
  • Discuss account status or activity with customers or patrons.
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Job Title Examples:

Customer Field Representative
Meter Reading Clerk
Water Inspector

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