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METER READER: It's A Pretty Good Job

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Kory is a Meter Reader for a utility company. He uses a device that provides his route schedule and any information he might need regarding access to the meters he needs to read. This job has taught Kory the importance of time management and accountability.

Job Title: Meter Reader

Job Summary: Accountants and Auditors

Job Description

Accountants and auditors prepare and examine financial records. They ensure that financial records are accurate and that taxes are paid properly and on time. Accountants and auditors assess financial operations and work to help ensure that organizations run efficiently.

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Quick Facts

Average salary
Average salary
National Statistic Change Location
$40,000 - $110,000
Projected job growth
Projected Job Growth
10 to 20 percent
Typical schedule
Typical schedule
Full-time, Long hours
Typical workplace
Typical workplace
Indoor, Office, Hospital / Clinic, Military
Personal qualities
Personal Qualities
Analytical skills, Detail oriented, Mathematical skills, Organizational skills, Verbal communication skills, Written communication skills

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