Training Requirements for Security And Fire Alarm Systems Installers

Security and fire alarm systems installers need a high school diploma or equivalent and moderate-term on-the-job training.

Degrees for Security and fire alarm systems installers
Percent
Less than High School 7.3
High School 42.3
Some College 29.2
Associates Degree 10.8
Bachelors Degree 9.0
Masters Degree 0.9
Doctorate or Professional Degree 0.5

Employment Outlook for Security And Fire Alarm Systems Installers

This represents about 64,000 people in the United States.

Over the next 10 years there will be aproximately 8,000 more security and fire alarm systems installers but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 24,000 more.

Typical Income for Security And Fire Alarm Systems Installers

Hourly Income

On average,security and fire alarm systems installers make $21.95 per hour.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Security and fire alarm systems installers $13.27 $16.70 $21.31 $26.71 $31.48
Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations $11.63 $15.37 $20.89 $28.24 $36.11
Electrical and electronic equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers $13.19 $17.17 $23.45 $31.05 $37.57
Miscellaneous electrical and electronic equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers $13.64 $17.88 $24.24 $31.01 $38.25
National Average $9.27 $11.60 $17.81 $28.92 $45.45

Annual Salaries

On average, security and fire alarm systems installers make $45,660 per year.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Security and fire alarm systems installers $27,610 $34,740 $44,330 $55,550 $65,470
Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations $24,180 $31,970 $43,440 $58,740 $75,110
Electrical and electronic equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers $27,430 $35,720 $48,780 $64,590 $78,140
Miscellaneous electrical and electronic equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers $28,370 $37,190 $50,420 $64,490 $79,560
National Average $19,290 $24,140 $37,040 $60,150 $94,540

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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