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Gas Meter Prover Salary
in New York-Manhattan, New York

$52,441 (USD)

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The average pay for a Gas Meter Prover is $52,441 a year and $25 an hour in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States. The average salary range for a Gas Meter Prover is between $38,945 and $63,700. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in New York-Manhattan, New York.

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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 Prover Job Prevalence in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States

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

Job family population: 47,700

Estimated population of Gas Meter Prover jobs: 1,069

Rate of error: 2.6%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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