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Leak Locator Salary
in Idaho, United States

$35,472 (USD)

Average Salary

$17/hr

Average Hourly

$514

Average Bonus

Last updated: February 23, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Leak Locator is $35,472 a year and $17 an hour in Idaho, United States. The average salary range for a Leak Locator is between $26,704 and $42,727. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Idaho, United States.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Inspects underground and exposed gas pipelines and enclosed areas to detect and locate leaks, using testing instruments: walks or rides along pipelines and observes terrain for evidence of leaks, such as decayed vegetation, gas odor, and water bubbles.
  • Drives bar into ground at intervals near pipe, using sledgehammer, preparatory to testing subsurface for traces of gas.
  • Inserts combustible-gas indicator-probe into hole and reads indicator to determine location of leak.
  • Inspects exposed pipes in buildings, manholes, vaults, and valve boxes for leaks, using combustible indicator.
  • Notifies maintenance department of location and condition of facilities inspected and tested.
  • May make temporary repairs, using repair dope or gastight clamps.
  • May drive vehicle equipped with detection devices to aid in locating leaks.
Leak Locator Job Prevalence in Idaho, United States

Job family: Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

Job family population: 537,500

Estimated population of Leak Locator jobs: 210

Rate of error: 0.7%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$41,122
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

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Skills

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Leak Locator Job Listings for Idaho, United States

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