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, 2018
GeographyEmploymentEmp SE*MeanMean SE*10th25thMedian75th90th
Central Minnesota 6012$20.21/hr$0.69/hr$12.60/hr$13.42/hr$14.78/hr$27.17/hr$34.59/hr
Minnesota 31035$23.80/hr$0.90/hr$11.80/hr$16.35/hr$23.81/hr$31.06/hr$36.64/hr
U S 33,860914$21.11/hr$0.23/hr$11.38/hr$14.17/hr$19.08/hr$25.96/hr$33.09/hr
*SE = Standard error, a measure of the statistical reliability of the estimate.

Leading Industries for Meter Readers, Utilities
IndustryOES EmploymentOES Median Wage
Public Administration10$14.59/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 140 $20.48/hr -22.1%
Central Minnesota 60 $14.78/hr -19.2%
Southeast Minnesota 40 $25.30/hr N/A
Northeast Minnesota 30 $29.34/hr -23.0%
Northwest Minnesota 30 $22.77/hr -19.4%
Southwest Minnesota 20 $28.72/hr -31.0%
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