Meter Readers, Utilities

1.9/10 job score
AUTOMATION RISK
81%
risk level
POLLING
GROWTH
-8.6%
by 2030
WAGES
$41,940
or $20.16 hourly
VOLUME
26,490
as of 2020

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 81% (Robots are watching)

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Qualities required for this occupation:
Cramped Work Space, Awkward Positions
Key
very important
quite important
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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Meter Readers, Utilities' job openings is expected to decline by -8.6% by 2030
'Meter Readers, Utilities' is expected to be a very slow growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2020 and 2030.
Updated projections are due Sep 2022.

What are the median wages for 'Meter Readers, Utilities' in the United States?

In 2020 the median annual wage for 'Meter Readers, Utilities' was $41,940, or $20.16 hourly
'Meter Readers, Utilities' are paid 0.0% lower than the national median wage, which stands at $41,950
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed in this occupation?

As of 2020 there were 26,490 people employed as Meter Readers, Utilities.
This represents around 0.02% of the employed workforce across the United States.

Job description

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

SOC Code: 43-5041.00

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Comments

Steve Lance (Highly likely) says
AMR and AMI is already up and running in a lot of utility agencies.
Mar 30, 2020 at 08:49 PM

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