Meter readers, utilities

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Total Workforce

23.1k

Average Age

41.8

Average Salary

$42,972

Average Male Salary

$43,715

Average Female Salary

$38,230

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Meter readers, utilities are most often employed by the Electric power generation, transmission & distribution industry. The average yearly wage for Meter readers, utilities was $42,972 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Meter readers, utilities by wage are Mental health counselors, Transportation security screeners, and Explosives workers, ordnance handling experts, and blasters.

The top 3 locations that employ the most Meter readers, utilities are . The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Meter readers, utilities are .

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Meter readers, utilities and on wages and locations for those in the field. Electric power generation, transmission & distribution is the industry that employs the most Meter readers, utilities, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Meter readers, utilities, by average wage, is Electric power generation, transmission & distribution. Meter readers, utilities are paid most in Center TownshipIndianapolis City (Central) PUMA, IN but are relatively concentrated in false.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$42,972

AVERAGE SALARY

± $4,184

In 2018, Meter readers, utilities earned an average of $42,972, $10,917 less than than the average national salary of $53,888.

Mental health counselors make somewhat more than Meter readers, utilities while Transportation security screeners make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Meter readers, utilities as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

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WAGE GINI

In 2018, Meter readers, utilities had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.326, which is lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Meter readers, utilities (shown in red) than for the overall labor force (shown in gray).

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Wage by Location

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Spatial Concentration

This map displays which Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States have a relatively high population of Meter readers, utilities.

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Industries by Share

23.1k

2018 Workforce

± 3,734

-4.24%

1 YEAR GROWTH

± 23.6%

The number of people employed as Meter readers, utilities has been declining at a rate of -4.24%, from 24,164 people in 2017 to 23,140 people in 2018.

This graphic shows the share of Meter readers, utilities employed by various industries. Electric power generation, transmission & distribution employs the largest share of Meter readers, utilities at  34%, followed by Water, steam, air-conditioning, & irrigation systems with 23.6% and Other administrative & other support services with 10%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Meter readers, utilities in the US. The average age of male Meter readers, utilities in the workforce is 41 and of female Meter readers, utilities is 46.8, and the most common race/ethnicity for Meter readers, utilities is White.

Gender Composition

20k

MALE WORKFORCE

± 3,472

3.14k

FEMALE WORKFORCE

± 1,375

86.4% of Meter readers, utilities are Male, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender breakdown of Meter readers, utilities.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Meter readers, utilities

  1. White

  2. Black

  3. Other

73.9% of Meter readers, utilities are White, making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 19.2% of Meter readers, utilities, Black is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Meter readers, utilities.

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Age by Gender

41

AVERAGE MALE AGE

± 2.47

46.8

AVERAGE FEMALE AGE

± 5.25

The median age of Meter readers, utilities is 41.8, and Male employees are generally 5.84 years younger than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Meter readers, utilities from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Meter readers, utilities is Business but a relatively high number of Meter readers, utilities hold a major in Business.

Majors

ACS PUMS data only shows the major for bachelor's degrees. However, we can filter the data based on highest degree obtained.

MOST COMMON MAJORS

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Skills

Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Meter readers, utilities from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Meter readers, utilities need many skills, but most especially Speaking, Active Listening, and Reading Comprehension. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Meter readers, utilities need more than the average amount of Operation and Control, Troubleshooting, and Equipment Maintenance.

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