43-5041 Meter Readers, Utilities

Occupational Description:
Read meter and record consumption of electricity, gas, water, or steam.

Occupational Employment Statistics(OES) Wage Data
Wages Updated to First Quarter, 2017
GeographyEmploymentEmp SE*MeanMean SE*10th25thMedian75th90th
Central Minnesota 306$26.43/hr$2.64/hr$21.07/hr$22.36/hr$24.52/hr$29.64/hr$37.28/hr
Minnesota 34037$24.34/hr$0.78/hr$13.00/hr$18.54/hr$24.68/hr$29.97/hr$35.88/hr
U S 34,0701,158$20.56/hr$0.16/hr$11.26/hr$14.06/hr$19.11/hr$25.77/hr$32.39/hr
*SE = Standard error, a measure of the statistical reliability of the estimate.

Leading Industries for Meter Readers, Utilities
IndustryOES EmploymentOES Median Wage
Public Administration20$23.62/hr
Other Regional Data For Meter Readers, Utilities
Geography (click title for details)OESProjections
EmploymentMedian Wage% Change 2014 - 2024
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 180 $23.34/hr -22.1%
Southeast Minnesota 50 $26.21/hr N/A
Northwest Minnesota 40 $23.12/hr -19.4%
Northeast Minnesota 30 $28.63/hr -23.0%
Central Minnesota 30 $24.52/hr -19.2%
Southwest Minnesota 20 $28.39/hr -31.0%
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