A Security or Fire Alarm Systems Installer earns an average wage of C$22.68 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

C$27,038 - C$80,267
C$27K
C$45K
C$80K
MEDIAN: C$44,851
10%
50%
90%
C$15.19 - C$31.86
C$15
C$23
C$32
MEDIAN: C$23.03
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$80K
Salary C$27,038 - C$80,267
Bonus C$976
Profit Sharing C$800
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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C$30,896 - C$71,674
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 33
Hourly Data C$0C$52
Hourly Rate C$15.19 - C$31.86
Hourly Tips C$0.08
Overtime C$13.56 - C$52.78
Annual Data C$0C$71K
Bonus C$976
Profit Sharing C$800
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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C$30,896 - C$71,674
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 104

Job Description for Security or Fire Alarm Systems Installer

The security and fire alarm installer is responsible for general installation and maintenance of security and fire alarm systems. Their main objective is to install, program, and repair security and fire alarm systems. The security and fire alarm installer is also responsible for troubleshooting any wiring or equipment issues that may interfere with the safe and effective operation of the security and fire alarms. Additionally, they are responsible for ensuring that all alarms, wiring, and equipment meets any relevant safety codes and standards. Safety and fire alarm installers work in a large variety of fields including industrial, medical, finance, business, automotive, retail, and others; these installers also complete installations in residential areas.

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Security or Fire Alarm Systems Installer Tasks

  • 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.
  • 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.

Security or Fire Alarm Systems Installer Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Security or Fire Alarm Systems Installer

Pay by Experience for a Security or Fire Alarm Systems Installer has a positive trend. An entry-level Security or Fire Alarm Systems Installer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$41,000 based on 43 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Security or Fire Alarm Systems Installer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$49,000 based on 19 salaries. An experienced Security or Fire Alarm Systems Installer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$62,000 based on 12 salaries. A Security or Fire Alarm Systems Installer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$63,000 based on 7 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$48,465

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Security or Fire Alarm Systems Installer Advice

Q: What is it like working as a Security or Fire Alarm Systems Installer?

Security or Fire Alarm Systems Installer in Edmonton:
"Do your responsility with your good ability and work hard."
Performing your knowledge as an installer you most. Do it in exact and correct way according to the approved. Shop drawings and method of statement available. Functional test and testing of commissioning must be curried out.

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Key Stats for Security or Fire Alarm Systems Installer

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
9%

Experience Affects Security or Fire Alarm Systems Installer Salaries

Late-Career
▲31%

Experienced
▲27%

Mid-Career
▲1%

National Average
C$48,000

Entry-Level
▼16%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 66%
dental benefits
Dental: 57%
vision benefits
Vision: 34%
no benefits
None: 34%