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Gas Meter Adjuster Salary
in Alabama, United States

$40,665 (USD)

Average Salary

$20/hr

Average Hourly

$626

Average Bonus

Last updated: March 24, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Gas Meter Adjuster is $40,665 a year and $20 an hour in Alabama, United States. The average salary range for a Gas Meter Adjuster is between $30,200 and $49,395. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Alabama, United States.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Tests ability of gas meters to accurately measure specified volume of gas at maximum and average cubic-feet-per-hour capacity and adjusts meters to correct excessive registration error: connects hoses from prover to meter inlet and outlet and raises prover bell until prover gauge registers zero.
  • Turns valve to allow measured amount of air or gas to pass through meter at specified flow-rate.
  • Closes valve and compares registration on meter gauge.
  • Screws fitting into meter outlet to retard flow of gas and repeats test.
  • Turns setscrews to adjust meter and repeats test until meter registration is within specified limits according to prover and meter gas readings.
  • Analyzes test results to determine cause of persistent registration errors.
  • Segregates meters requiring repair.
  • Records test results and date on meter card.
  • May maintain temperature of oil used as gas seal in prover within specified limits to ensure accurate and uniform test readings.
  • May test ability of flowmeters to accurately measure gas and liquid and be designated flowmeter test and certification technician.
Gas Meter Adjuster Job Prevalence in Alabama, United States

Job family: Control and Valve Installers and Repairers, Except Mechanical Door

Job family population: 47,700

Estimated population of Gas Meter Adjuster jobs: 1,069

Rate of error: 2.6%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$47,142
5 Year Change:
16 %

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Gas Meter Adjuster Job Listings for Alabama, United States

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