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Meter Inspector Salary
in New York-Manhattan, New York

$46,529 (USD)

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The average pay for a Meter Inspector is $46,529 a year and $22 an hour in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States. The average salary range for a Meter Inspector is between $34,981 and $56,092. 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 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 New York-Manhattan, New York, 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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Meter Inspector Job Listings for New York-Manhattan, New York

Commerical Building Engineer / Superintendent
Mar 4
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Real Estate Management
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May 24
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Service Technician
May 8
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ProCare Medical Company
... inspection of various low voltage security systems in commercial and/or healthcare environments. ... frequency meter, decibel meters, and communicating devices. * Must have a valid U.S. Driver ...
Mar 24
Brooklyn, NY, USA
ONE15 Brooklyn Marina
Inspect docked vessels such as dock lines, electrical cords, and fenders to ensure safety. ... Perform electrical and water meter readings at slip pedestals and report readings. * Insure that no ...
Facilities Assistant
Apr 2
New York, NY, USA
... inspections of facilities for safety hazards and regulation requirements. -Organize, clean, and ... meter, and copy machines. -Run errands, pick-ups and deliveries, courier case documents, ensure ...
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