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Security Systems Installers and Workers

Overview

Security Systems Installers and Workers install and program electronic security equipment in residential and commercial buildings to deter burglars and prevent crimes. They may also install fire alarm systems. They are responsible for maintaining security systems and repairing equipment as needed. They make sure the wiring that they do and the equipment they use meets industry codes. Approximately 64,730 security and fire alarm systems installers were employed in the United States in May 2015, as reported by the Department of Labor.

Salary Range

$25,000 to $75,000

Minimum Education Level

Associate's Degree

Certification/License

Required

Outlook

Faster than the Average
Personality Traits

Conventional

Hands On

Problem-Solving

Career Ladder
Security Systems Supervisor

Security Systems Installer

Security Systems Technician

Apprentice