An Entry-Level Fire Alarm Technician earns an average wage of $16.49 per hour.

$24,403 - $57,325
(Median)
$24K
$39K
$57K
MEDIAN: $39,148
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$12.40 - $22.64
(Median)
$12
$16
$23
MEDIAN: $16.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$24,403 - $57,325  
   
Bonus
$111.29 - $9,696  
Profit Sharing
$200.00  
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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$26,127 - $51,550  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 34
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$12.40 - $22.64  
   
Overtime
$18.53 - $34.05  
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$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$111.29 - $9,696  
   
Profit Sharing
$200.00  
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).
)
$26,127 - $51,550  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 365
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $36,281

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Fire Alarm Technician Advice

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Fire Alarm Technician in San Francisco:
There is a huge pay gap between union and non union. If I knew how big the pay gap would have been I would have gone union.

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Skills That Affect Fire Alarm Technician Salaries

Systems Troubleshooting
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Electronic Troubleshooting
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Electronic Equipment Installation
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National Average
$36,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 44 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 70%
dental benefits
Dental: 54%
medical benefits
Vision: 41%
dental benefits
None: 28%
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