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Electric Meter Inspector Salary
in Montana, United States

$31,456 (USD)

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Last updated: March 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Electric Meter Inspector is $31,456 a year and $15 an hour in Montana, United States. The average salary range for an Electric Meter Inspector is between $23,969 and $37,602. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Montana, United States.

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Job Summary

  • Investigates reports of meter readers concerning evidence of tampering with watt-hour meters and related wiring which interferes with correct metering of electric current consumed: requests permission of customer to examine meter.
  • Examines meter for evidence of tampering.
  • Examines wiring connecting meter to outside power lines and building circuits.
  • Removes unauthorized wires or devices illegally installed to bypass current past meter, or to obstruct normal meter function.
  • Turns on bulb of known wattage and observes movement of meter disk, determining accuracy of disk rotation in relation to current consumed by bulb.
  • Replaces blown fuses and repairs minor defects, such as loose wiring connections or insulators.
  • Removes meters showing evidence of tampering and informs customer of discontinuance of service, pending settlement with company.
  • Compiles inspection report, confirming or denying suspected tampering, and reports needed major repairs.
  • May serve court summons and testify in court as company witness during criminal prosecution.
Electric Meter Inspector Job Prevalence in Montana, United States

Job family: Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

Job family population: 537,500

Estimated population of Electric Meter Inspector jobs: 161

Rate of error: 0.7%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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