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Burglar Alarm Installer Salary

Men make up the majority of Burglar Alarm Installers in the United States, bringing in about $15.10 per hour. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. While some workers in this profession — nearly two in five — do not have any health coverage, the larger part do receive medical benefits and roughly two in five have dental insurance. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$27,512 - $72,571
(Median)
$28K
$37K
$73K
MEDIAN: $36,671
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90%

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$10.77 - $24.37
(Median)
$11
$15
$24
MEDIAN: $15.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$27,512 - $72,571  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,033  
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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$23,291 - $57,202  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 17
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$10.77 - $24.37  
   
Overtime
$0.30 - $40.46  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,033  
   
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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$23,291 - $57,202  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 46

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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 22%

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

National Average
$34,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

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

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 61% dental benefits Dental: 39%
vision benefits Vision: 22% employee benefits None: 39%