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Gas Meter Prover Salary

$46,300 (USD)

Average Salary

$22/hr

Average Hourly

$713

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 12, 2019

The average pay for a Gas Meter Prover is $46,300 a year and $22 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Gas Meter Prover is between $34,384 and $56,240. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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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 Prover Job Prevalence in the United States

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

Job family population: 51,730

Estimated population of Gas Meter Prover jobs: 1,160

Rate of error: 3.2%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$53,675
5 Year Change:
16 %
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The average pay for a Gas Meter Prover is $46,300 a year and $22 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Gas Meter Prover is between $34,384 and $56,240. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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