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Gas Meter Adjuster Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$48,350 (USD)

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Last updated: May 22, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Gas Meter Adjuster is $48,350 a year and $23 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Gas Meter Adjuster is between $35,907 and $58,730. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

  • 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 Chicago, Illinois, 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:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Description: Chicago ( (listen), locally also ), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,716,450 (2017), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States. Located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated...

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