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Burglar Alarm Installer Salary (United States)

The average rate for a Burglar Alarm Installer is $15.34 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.
Burglar Alarm Installer Salary (?
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$27,512 - $72,571
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $36,671
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Burglar Alarm Installer Salary (?
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$11.29 - $24.47
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MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$27,512 - $72,571  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,967  
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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$24,128 - $57,395  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 17
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$11.29 - $24.47  
   
Overtime
$1.70 - $37.10  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,967  
   
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).
)
$24,128 - $57,395  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 55
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Job Description for Burglar Alarm Installer

  • Test backup batteries, keypad programming, sirens, and all security features in order to ensure proper functioning, and to diagnose malfunctions.
  • Install, maintain, or repair security systems, alarm devices, and related equipment.
  • Examine systems to locate problems such as loose connections or broken insulation.
  • Demonstrate systems for customers, and explain details such as the causes and consequences of false alarms.

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Experience Affects Burglar Alarm Installer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 18%
Mid-Career
up arrow 6%
National Average
$35,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

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Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5 based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
female alumni
 
Male
100%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 56% dental benefits Dental: 37%
vision benefits Vision: 24% employee benefits None: 44%