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Inside Meter Tester Salary
in Alabama, United States

$52,860 (USD)

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Last updated: March 24, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Inside Meter Tester is $52,860 a year and $25 an hour in Alabama, United States. The average salary range for an Inside Meter Tester is between $38,395 and $64,907. 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

  • Tests electric meters to detect cause of malfunctions and inaccuracy, and repairs meters: connects meter to test panel mounting standard meter and determines recording accuracy electric-meter tester.
  • Changes connections to test panel and observes whether parts, such as coils and magnet, function according to standard.
  • Adjusts test panel controls and observes dials to determine if meter's electrical readings are correct and turns setscrews to correct deviations.
  • Determines if meter gears mesh properly by tactile examination and tightens or loosens screws to make adjustments.
  • Adjusts timing mechanism on demand meters.
  • Makes minor repairs, such as replacing wornout screws, jewels, and registers, and routes meters needing major overhaul to electric-meter repairer.
  • May test accuracy of meters, using stroboscope to compare tested meter disk revolutions to those of standard.
  • May test relays relay tester.
  • May install and maintain test boards used to test function and accuracy of meters.
Inside Meter Tester 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 Inside Meter Tester jobs: 4,184

Rate of error: 2.6%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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