Meter Technician Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$34,000
$27,000
$34,000
$43,000
Did you know that the average meter technician makes $34,478 per year? That's valued at $16.58 per hour! The range surrounding that average can vary between $27,000 and $43,000, meaning meter technicians have the opportunity to earn more once they move past entry-level roles. Most meter technicians find a job with utilities and construction companies, while others work for technology, utilities, and manufacturing companies to make more money. Those aren't the only places you can earn a higher paycheck. Alaska, Rhode Island and Connecticut are the top states in the U.S. to pay meter technicians the highest salaries.
Best Paying Cities
Reno, NV
$48,634
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Map of Meter Technician Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Meter Technicians earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

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Average Meter Technician Salary By Location

While a meter technician can average a salary of $34,478 per year, or $16.58 per hour, there are many opportunities for meter technicians to make more. For example, in Reno, NV you might make $48,634 per year. Other high-paying locations include Baltimore, MD, Hazleton, PA and Austin, TX. If you're in an entry-level position, your best bet is to move to Reno, NV where the average starting salary is $28,000. The highest paying states for meter technicians include Alaska, Rhode Island and Connecticut. Meanwhile, Arkansas, Alabama, and Kansas offer the lowest salaries.

Average Meter Technician Salary By Company

To earn a high income as a meter technician, working for City of Dallas or ATI Architects and Engineers might be your best bet, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. In addition, companies like AVANGRID and PPL report highly competitive salaries for meter technicians.

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Average Meter Technician Pay By Industry

Meter technician salaries can vary on many factors, including what industry a job is in. In fact, jobs with technology, utilities, and manufacturing companies tend to be the highest paying. Furthermore, a meter technician can make a yearly salary of $40,126 while working for technology companies. All the while, other meter technicians are making $35,536 at utilities companies and $34,148 at manufacturing companies. One industry meter technicians may want to avoid is the construction industry as it offers the lowest average salary at $23,439.

Industry
Average Salary
Technology
Technology
$40,126
$40k
Utilities
Utilities
$35,536
$36k
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$34,148
$34k
Energy
Energy
$33,624
$34k
Construction
Construction
$23,439
$23k

Meter Technician Salary History

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Meter Technician Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a meter technician can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. Data on how experience level affects total compensation is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

Recently Added Meter Technician Salaries

CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
*Internal Only* Senior Meter Technician
*Internal Only* Senior Meter Technician
07/24/2020
07/24/2020
$35,479
$35,479
07/24/2020
Parking Meter Technician
Parking Meter Technician
07/22/2020
07/22/2020
$30,449
$30,449
07/22/2020
Lawton Business Solutions
Lawton Business Solutions
Meter Technician
Meter Technician
Meter Technician
04/20/2020
04/20/2020
$18,783
$18,783
04/20/2020
Lawton Business Solutions
Lawton Business Solutions
Meter Technician
Meter Technician
Meter Technician
04/04/2020
04/04/2020
$18,783
$18,783
04/04/2020
White House Utility District
White House Utility District
Meter Technician
Meter Technician
Meter Technician
03/12/2020
03/12/2020
$31,305
$31,305
03/12/2020
Lawton Business Solutions
Lawton Business Solutions
Meter Technician
Meter Technician
Meter Technician
03/06/2020
03/06/2020
$26,088
$26,088
03/06/2020
Lawton Business Solutions
Lawton Business Solutions
Meter Technician
Meter Technician
Meter Technician
01/24/2020
01/24/2020
$29,218
$29,218
01/24/2020
Lawton Business Solutions
Lawton Business Solutions
Meter Technician
Meter Technician
Meter Technician
01/24/2020
01/24/2020
$31,305
$31,305
01/24/2020
Meter Technician
Meter Technician
01/23/2020
01/23/2020
$33,935
$33,935
01/23/2020
Meter Technician
Meter Technician
01/10/2020
01/10/2020
$33,392
$33,392
01/10/2020