Security & fire alarm systems installers

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Total Workforce

56.9k

Average Age

39.1

Average Salary

$47,046

Average Male Salary

$47,032

Average Female Salary

$47,423

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Security & fire alarm systems installers are most often employed by the Investigation & security services industry. The average yearly wage for Security & fire alarm systems installers was $47,046 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Security & fire alarm systems installers by wage are Structural metal fabricators & fitters, Miscellaneous health technologists & technicians, and Firstline supervisors of farming, fishing, & forestry workers.

The top 3 locations that employ the most Security & fire alarm systems installers are . The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Security & fire alarm systems installers are .

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Security & fire alarm systems installers and on wages and locations for those in the field. Investigation & security services is the industry that employs the most Security & fire alarm systems installers, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Security & fire alarm systems installers, by average wage, is Construction. Security & fire alarm systems installers are paid most in Huntington Park City, Florence-Graham & Walnut Park PUMA, CA but are relatively concentrated in false.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$47,046

AVERAGE SALARY

± $2,284

In 2018, Security & fire alarm systems installers earned an average of $47,046, $6,843 less than than the average national salary of $53,888.

Miscellaneous health technologists & technicians make somewhat more than Security & fire alarm systems installers while Structural metal fabricators & fitters make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Security & fire alarm systems installers as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.241

WAGE GINI

In 2018, Security & fire alarm systems installers had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.241, which is lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Security & fire alarm systems installers (shown in red) than for the overall labor force (shown in gray).

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Wage by Location

This map shows the Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States shaded by average annual wage for Security & fire alarm systems installers.

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Spatial Concentration

PUMAs with a Relatively High Concentration of Security & fire alarm systems installers

This map displays which Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States have a relatively high population of Security & fire alarm systems installers.

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Industries

Most Common

The most common industries employing Security & fire alarm systems installers, by number of employees, are Investigation & security services, Construction, and Household appliances & electrical & electronic goods merchant wholesalers.

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Industries by Share

56.9k

2018 Workforce

± 5,856

8.47%

1 YEAR GROWTH

± 13.7%

The number of people employed as Security & fire alarm systems installers has been growing at a rate of 8.47%, from 52,473 people in 2017 to 56,916 people in 2018.

This graphic shows the share of Security & fire alarm systems installers employed by various industries. Investigation & security services employs the largest share of Security & fire alarm systems installers at  76%, followed by Construction with 10.1% and Household appliances & electrical & electronic goods merchant wholesalers with 2.02%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Security & fire alarm systems installers in the US. The average age of male Security & fire alarm systems installers in the workforce is 39.1 and of female Security & fire alarm systems installers is 37.8, and the most common race/ethnicity for Security & fire alarm systems installers is White.

Gender Composition

55k

MALE WORKFORCE

± 5,756

1.93k

FEMALE WORKFORCE

± 1,079

96.6% of Security & fire alarm systems installers are Male, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender breakdown of Security & fire alarm systems installers.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Security & fire alarm systems installers

  1. White

  2. Black

  3. Other

79.3% of Security & fire alarm systems installers are White, making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 10.2% of Security & fire alarm systems installers, Black is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Security & fire alarm systems installers.

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Age by Gender

39.1

AVERAGE MALE AGE

± 1.34

37.8

AVERAGE FEMALE AGE

± 5.97

The median age of Security & fire alarm systems installers is 39.1, and Male employees are generally 1.26 years older than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Security & fire alarm systems installers from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Security & fire alarm systems installers is Business but a relatively high number of Security & fire alarm systems installers hold a major in Protective Services.

Majors

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Skills

Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Security & fire alarm systems installers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Security & fire alarm systems installers need many skills, but most especially Critical Thinking, Installation, and Reading Comprehension. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Security & fire alarm systems installers need more than the average amount of Installation, Repairing, and Equipment Maintenance.

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