Information About Security And Fire Alarm Systems Installers

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Training

Security and fire alarm systems installers need postsecondary vocational award.

Degrees for Security and fire alarm systems installers
Training for Security And Fire Alarm Systems Installers
Percent
Less than High School 8.4
High School 39.6
Some College 28.0
Associates Degree 14.1
Bachelors Degree 8.4
Masters Degree 1.5
Doctorate or Professional Degree 0.1

Employment

Represents about 66,000 people in the United States- 6.3% of which are self-employed

Employment prospects are up Over the next 5 years there will be aproximately 16,000 more security and fire alarm systems installers but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 27,000 more.


Hourly Income

On average, security and fire alarm systems installers make $20.24 per hour.

Hourly Income Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Security and fire alarm systems installers $12.10 $15.30 $19.00 $23.90 $30.30
Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations $10.80 $14.40 $19.50 $26.30 $33.20
National Average $8.65 $10.70 $16.50 $26.60 $41.00

Annual Salaries

On average, security and fire alarm systems installers make $42,110 per year.

Annual Salary Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Security and fire alarm systems installers $25,340 $31,840 $39,540 $49,880 $63,020
Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations $22,540 $30,020 $40,600 $54,770 $69,230
National Average $18,000 $22,380 $34,460 $55,470 $85,280

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

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