Years of Experience
Average pay is around $20.70 per hour for those with five to nine years of experience. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (55 percent) have been working for one to four years and make $17.35 per hour on average.
Earning about $23.00 per hour on average, Alarm Technicians receive the most money, followed by Administrative Coordinators ($20.70), Field Service Technicians (approximately $18.00), and Security or Fire Alarm Systems Installers ($18.00).
Residents of Concord, Calif. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is around $20.78 per hour; other top-paying cities include Pacheco, Calif. ($19.10) and North Highlands, Calif. ($17.00).
Certifications and Degrees
Monetary compensation comes to about $27.92 per hour for Fire Alarm Licenses, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers.
When it comes to skills, Electronic Troubleshooting seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of $23.00 per hour. Customer Service is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; approximately one-half of Bay Alarm Company's people use it regularly. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Scheduling, Data Entry, and Microsoft Office.
Benefits and Perks
For employees looking to save up for their golden years, Bay Alarm Company provides an optional 401(k) plan, and a majority of respondents participate. A fair number of workers have health insurance, and benefits for a strong majority of employees also include dental insurance. Some other advantages of working at Bay Alarm Company are life insurance and company car / automobile.