The average hourly pay for a Fire Alarm Technician in Canada is C$22.33.
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Job Description for Fire Alarm Technician
Fire alarm technicians service, repair, install, and sell fire alarm products to customers. They provide consultation on potential fire alarm locations, as well as conduct troubleshooting and programming on site during customer visits. In case of emergency, fire alarm technicians are required to promptly arrive at the site and respond to any issues the customer may be having with the fire alarm. The fire alarm technician's typical day consists of site visits and installations, along with driving…Read more
Fire Alarm Technician Tasks
- Inspect, test, and repair fire alarm systems.
- Ensure systems meet regulations, keep accurate records and documentation.
- Plan, install and program new systems.
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Popular Skills for Fire Alarm Technician
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Skills in System Testing, Systems Troubleshooting, Electronic Equipment Installation and Electronic Troubleshooting are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Commercial Building Inspection.
Pay by Experience Level for Fire Alarm Technician
An entry-level Fire Alarm Technician with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$17.60 based on 12 salaries. An early career Fire Alarm Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$20.33 based on 96 salaries. A mid-career Fire Alarm Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$24.46 based on 56 salaries. An experienced Fire Alarm Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$26.87 based on 39 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$29.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Fire Alarm Technician in their job title in Calgary, Alberta earn an average of 43.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Edmonton, Alberta (25.4% more) and Vancouver, British Columbia (23.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Toronto, Ontario (11.9% less), London, Ontario (8.3% less) and Winnipeg, Manitoba (7.6% less).
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