Alarm Technicians represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at around $27.91 per hour — though Human Resources Information Systems Administrators also do fairly well at $19.22 per hour.
Residents of Concord, Calif. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is $20.43 per hour; other top-paying cities include Pacheco, Calif. ($19.10) and North Highlands, Calif. (about $17.00).
Years of Experience
For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to approximately $20.50 per hour. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (67 percent) have been working for one to four years and make $17.22 per hour on average.
Certifications and Degrees
It pays to have a B.A. in Bachelor of Arts (BA) at Bay Alarm Company — these employees make the most at approximately $19.22 per hour.
The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Electronic Troubleshooting; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of about $23.00 per hour. Customer Service is a popular skill in the Bay Alarm Company workforce; close to one-half of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Other skills in demand are Scheduling, Microsoft Office, and Microsoft Excel.
Benefits and Perks
Almost all survey participants contribute to 401(k) savings accounts sponsored by the firm. At Bay Alarm Company, a solid majority of survey participants have health insurance, and a fair number of workers have dental coverage. Bay Alarm Company folks also make good use of life insurance.