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Water Meter Installer Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$43,001 (USD)

Average Salary

$21/hr

Average Hourly

$615

Average Bonus

Last updated: May 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Water Meter Installer is $43,001 a year and $21 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Water Meter Installer is between $32,284 and $51,882. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Installs watermeters in consumer establishments, using handtools: turns mainline valve to close waterflow through line.
  • Disconnects water pipe and connects watermeter to outlet and inlet pipe unions, using wrench.
  • Examines pipes to detect leaks and informs consumer to close faucets.
  • Opens mainline valve to admit waterflow into building.
  • Records meter readings meter reader.
  • May install and repair water system pipes and accessories, using equipment such as pneumatic jackhammer and plumber's handtools.
Water Meter Installer Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

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

Job family population: 47,700

Estimated population of Water Meter Installer jobs: 2,507

Rate of error: 2.6%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$49,850
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

Skills data not available for this job

About Chicago, Illinois

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Description: Chicago ( (listen), locally also ), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,705,994 (2018), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States. Located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated...

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