The average wage for an Entry-Level Alarm Technician is $15.51 per hour.

$26,577 - $49,643
(Median)
$27K
$38K
$50K
MEDIAN: $37,516
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$11.66 - $20.75
(Median)
$12
$16
$21
MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$26,577 - $49,643  
   
Bonus
$1.14 - $3,945  
Profit Sharing
$2,000  
Commission
$971  
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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$24,705 - $49,658  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 20
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.66 - $20.75  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.40  
Overtime
$18.69 - $31.29  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$1.14 - $3,945  
   
Commission
$971  
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).
)
$24,705 - $49,658  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 176
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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.

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Skills That Affect Alarm Technician Salaries

Electronic Troubleshooting
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Systems Troubleshooting
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National Average
$35,000

Electronic Equipment Installation
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Job Satisfaction

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 53%
dental benefits
Dental: 35%
medical benefits
Vision: 27%
dental benefits
None: 47%
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