The average hourly pay for a Fire Alarm Technician is $21.21.
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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 Employer Salaries for Fire Alarm Technician
The top respondents for the job title Fire Alarm Technician are from the companies SimplexGrinnell, Johnson Controls Inc and Siemens. Reported salaries are highest at Honeywell International Inc where the average pay is $35.50. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Siemens Building Technologies, Inc. and Siemens, earning around $30.93 and $25.28, respectively. Wilson Fire Equipment pays the lowest at around $16.86. SimplexGrinnell and Cintas Corporation also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $21.42 and $24.03, respectively.
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Popular Skills for Fire Alarm Technician
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Skills in Systems Troubleshooting, Electronic Troubleshooting and System Testing are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Troubleshooting and Electronic Equipment Installation.
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 $15.56 based on 27 salaries. An early career Fire Alarm Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.93 based on 633 salaries. A mid-career Fire Alarm Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $22.22 based on 402 salaries. An experienced Fire Alarm Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $25.15 based on 483 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $27.
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Employees with Fire Alarm Technician in their job title in Denver, Colorado earn an average of 18.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (17.9% more) and Dallas, Texas (5.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (6.3% less), Austin, Texas (2.7% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (2.5% less).
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