Burglar Alarm Installer Salary

A sizeable majority of Burglar Alarm Installers in the United States are men. In this role, average pay is around $15.15 per hour. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Burglar Alarm Installers. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — around two in five lack coverage. On the flip side, the greater part have medical insurance and over a third receive dental plans. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.
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$27,044 - $73,175

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$11.10 - $23.81

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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$27,044 - $73,175  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,863  
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$23,586 - $56,583  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 15
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$11.10 - $23.81  
   
Overtime
$1.00 - $38.86  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,863  
   
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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$23,586 - $56,583  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 41
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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 19%

Mid-Career
0%

National Average
$34,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 1%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
38%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 58% dental benefits Dental: 35%
vision benefits Vision: 23% employee benefits None: 40%
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