Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers

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

Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers

About this Career Path

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

View More High-Demand Jobs

Environment

Security system technicians install and maintain home protection, life safety, and connected devices that comprise a security and smart home system. These devices include control panels, keypads, window/door sensors, smoke/CO detectors, video and doorbell cameras, communicators, and environmental sensors. They may also work with smart home devices such as voice assistants, garage door openers, lighting control, thermostats, door locks, and more. They are at the forefront of an ever-changing and evolving high tech industry.

Salary Breakdown

Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers

$52,150

AVERAGE ANNUALLY

$32,280

ENTRY LEVEL

$50,940

MID LEVEL

$76,690

EXPERT LEVEL

Current Available & Projected Jobs

Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers

30

Current Available Jobs

85,500

Projected job openings through 2030

JOBS & OPPORTUNITIES

Find your path to success

Get an idea of what your sample career roadmap could look like for Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers.

Looking for education or certification programs?

Choose a State to find out what's available in your area.

Top Expected Tasks

Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers

K

KNOWLEDGE

Public Safety and Security

K

KNOWLEDGE

Computers and Electronics

K

KNOWLEDGE

Customer and Personal Service

K

KNOWLEDGE

Telecommunications

K

KNOWLEDGE

Building and Construction

S

SKILL

Critical Thinking

S

SKILL

Installation

S

SKILL

Speaking

S

SKILL

Active Listening

S

SKILL

Complex Problem Solving

A

ABILITY

Oral Comprehension

A

ABILITY

Problem Sensitivity

A

ABILITY

Near Vision

A

ABILITY

Oral Expression

A

ABILITY

Arm-Hand Steadiness