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Meter Inspector Salary
in Nebraska, United States

$35,258 (USD)

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Last updated: February 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Meter Inspector is $35,258 a year and $17 an hour in Nebraska, United States. The average salary range for a Meter Inspector is between $26,507 and $42,505. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Nebraska, United States.

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Job Summary

  • Tests accuracy of gas flowmeters, using testing apparatus: inserts measuring orifice disk between flanged ends of two metal pipe sections and connects pipe sections with bolts and nuts.
  • Fastens one end of pipe to gas main leaving flowmeter and attaches rubber hose to free (discharge) end of pipe to deflect air currents.
  • Sets frame containing manometer instruments on tripod and connects instruments to nipples on pipe and to flowmeter with rubber tubing.
  • Reads instruments to obtain data, such as specific gravity and temperature of gas, and clocks number of seconds required for specified volume of gas to pass through meter.
  • Computes accuracy of meter, using mathematical formulas based on readings and clocking tests and standard data stamped on orifice disk, and verifies calculations, using tabulated chart.
  • Adjusts meters to correct inaccurate readings.
  • May change recording charts on gas flowmeters chart changer.
Meter Inspector Job Prevalence in Nebraska, United States

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

Job family population: 537,500

Estimated population of Meter Inspector jobs: 2,472

Rate of error: 0.7%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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