Career Profile

Security & Fire Alarm System Installer

Education High school diploma or equivalent
This is the typical education required for an entry-level position.
Earnings $43,400
This is the typical median salary earned for an entry-level position.

Security & Fire Alarm System Installers install, program, maintain, and repair security and fire alarm wiring and equipment.

General Information

Install, program, maintain, and repair security and fire alarm wiring and equipment. Ensure that work is in accordance with relevant codes.

Security & Fire Alarm System Installer

Occupational Outlook

For the Rural Capital Area

33

Job Opportunities

Over the next five years, an average of 33 openings per year are projected for Security & Fire Alarm System Installer.

+18.5%

Employment Change

Employment for Security & Fire Alarm System Installer is forecasted to increase on par with the regional average by 18.5% between 2022 and 2027.

$20.86

Earnings Potential

An average worker in this occupation is paid $20.86/hour. Entry level workers are paid $14.32, while experienced workers are paid $24.13. The median wage is comparable to average regional wages across occupations.

Local Employment Opportunities

There are 217 Security & Fire Alarm System Installer in the RCA region. By 2027 this number could reach 258.

Top 5 Employing Industries, Locally

The top industries employing Security & Fire Alarm System Installer are Investigation and Security Services, Building Equipment Contractors, and Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers.

Knowledge Areas

The top most significant knowledge categories for Security & Fire Alarm System Installer include Public Safety and Security, Computers and Electronics, and Customer and Personal Service.

Educational Attainment Patterns

The most common level of education for Security & Fire Alarm System Installer is HS diploma or less. 20% of people employed in these roles have some form of college degree.

Sources: BLS   JobsEQ®   ONET