Meter Technician (Utility Company)

Career Overview

A meter technician sets up new power meters homes and business and drives around to read utility meters. In addition they may have to knock on doors to collect on delinquent accounts.

Education

A high school diploma is necessary to obtain this position. Completing a two-year college program in an electronics-related area may make an applicant more valuable.

Salary Expectations

Low End:
Median:
High End:
$30,000 /yr
$55,000 /yr
$84,000 /yr

Recommended Courses

  • Electronics
  • English - as much as possible!
  • Communication
  • Trade-related courses
References
Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook
Explore Careers, Labour Market Information, Government of Canada