Read about the latest trends and developments in the world of analog and electric utility meters.
Qualifications to Become a Proficient Meter Reader Think you’ve got what it takes to be a meter reader? Good news—meter reading is most often an entry-level position with on-the-job training, usually only requiring a GED or high school diploma. You will, in general, only need experienc
How Much Does a Meter Reader Make? A meter reader makes $39,970 on average annually nationwide, according to the latest data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Deviations from the average are attributed to job experience, location and performance. Recent Trends in Meter Reader Jobs As analog
Analog Meters Swiftly Replaced by Smart Meters Many of the largest utilities in the United States have implemented plans to make sweeping, large scale conversions from analog to digital electric utility meters. Since 2007, according to the Institute for Electric Innovation (IEI), 43 million America
What Does a Meter Reader Do? Meter Reading isn’t as easy as just reading meters all day. Yes, accurately reading electric, gas or water utility meters is the most important part of the job, but getting to and from the meters can be a chore. Depending on the route, a meter reader’s job c
Implementation of Smart Meters Present Consumers with Several Questions Digital utility meters have not been met with universal praise. Dozens of activist groups have been outspoken against the use of smart meters for a number of reasons, including privacy and environmental concerns. Do you need t