Entry-Level Alarm Technician Salary

The average wage for an Entry-Level Alarm Technician is $15.44 per hour.

$26,223 - $50,147
$26K
$38K
$50K
MEDIAN: $37,517
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$11.72 - $20.49
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$15
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MEDIAN: $15.44
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$26,223 - $50,147  
   
Bonus
$1.30 - $3,879  
Profit Sharing
$2,000  
Commission
$4,000  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$24,861 - $47,453  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 18
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.72 - $20.49  
   
Overtime
$18.72 - $32.84  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$1.30 - $3,879  
   
Commission
$4,000  
Profit Sharing
$2,000  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$24,861 - $47,453  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 182

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Alarm Technician Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Alarm Technician in Jacksonville:
"If You Can't Stand The Heat."
If you can't stand the heat, don't do it. Attics are hot, but once you have been doing this for a while you can graduate to service technician and crawl in less attics.

Key Stats for Alarm Technician

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 23 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
79%
5-9 years
18%
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Skills That Affect Alarm Technician Salaries

Electronic Troubleshooting
▲2%

Systems Troubleshooting
▲2%

National Average
$35,000

Electronic Equipment Installation
▼1%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 51%
dental benefits
Dental: 33%
vision benefits
Vision: 24%
no benefits
None: 48%