Burglar Alarm Installer Salary

Men make up the majority of Burglar Alarm Installers in the United States, and the nationwide average salary in this area lies in the neighborhood of $15.15 per hour. Work is enjoyable for Burglar Alarm Installers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, close to two-fifths are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by the greater part and dental insurance is reported by approximately one-third. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$27,299 - $72,877
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$27K
$37K
$73K
MEDIAN: $36,971
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$10.26 - $24.85
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MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$27,299 - $72,877  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,067  
Total Pay (?
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$22,567 - $58,313  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 16
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$10.26 - $24.85  
   
Overtime
$0.30 - $40.46  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,067  
   
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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$22,567 - $58,313  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 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 18%

Mid-Career
0%

National Average
$35,000

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

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

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 60% dental benefits Dental: 33%
vision benefits Vision: 21% employee benefits None: 40%
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