We surveyed 172 meter readers to better understand the work environment and required skills of a typical meter reader. Here are the results.

How much intelligence is required as a meter reader?



Working as a meter reader typically doesn’t require the use of high levels of intelligence in daily tasks.

Can I learn to become a meter reader?

Intrinsic Talent

Acquired Talent

A career as a meter reader typically depends predominantly on qualities you’re born with, with a small aspect of skills you can learn.

Is it easy to get a job as a meter reader?



It’s typically not very difficult to find a job as a meter reader. If you’re curious about the numbers, check out the job market for meter readers.