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Alarm Operator Salary
in Alabama, United States

$31,830 (USD)

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Last updated: March 24, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Alarm Operator is $31,830 a year and $15 an hour in Alabama, United States. The average salary range for an Alarm Operator is between $24,221 and $38,112. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Alabama, United States.

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Job Summary

  • Operates municipal fire alarm system, radio transmitter and receiver, and telephone switchboard.
  • Receives incoming fire calls by telephone or through alarm system.
  • Questions caller, observes alarm register that codes location of fire, and scans map of city to determine whether fire is located within area served by city fire department.
  • Determines type and number of units to respond to emergency.
  • Notifies fire station, using radio, and starts alarm system that automatically contacts all fire stations and indicates location of fire.
  • Relays messages from scene of fire, such as requests for additional help and medical assistance.
  • Records date, time, type of call and destination of messages received or transmitted.
  • Maintains activity, code, and locator files.
  • Tests various communications systems and reports malfunctions to maintenance units.
  • May operate telegraph to relay code as back-up if transmitter fails.
Alarm Operator Job Prevalence in Alabama, United States

Job family: Security and Fire Alarm Systems Installers

Job family population: 69,830

Estimated population of Alarm Operator jobs: 12,657

Rate of error: 2.8%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Alarm Operator Job Listings for Alabama, United States

ADT Security Alarm Technician
Feb 26
Huntsville, AL, USA
SafeStreets USA
Our ADT Security Alarm Technicians successfully install ADT Security systems in the homes and ... Our growing corporation is still operated by the 3 original owners and we remain committed to ...
Networking Operator
Feb 25
Birmingham, AL, USA
Respond to alerts/alarms according to Standard Operating Procedures * Manage trouble-ticketing system ensuring accurate and up-to-date information * Work with internal and external groups during ...
Operator - Industrial Water Treatment System
Mar 20
Sylacauga, AL, USA
ProChem, Inc.
Respond to alarm conditions * Pull samples for testing * Maintain a clean, safe work environment ... Our number one operating priority is to protect people and the environment. The ProChem team ...
Mechanic A- Coden, AL-Home Every Night
Jan 15
Coden, AL, USA
... our top clients operating in the Gulf of Mexico. The work schedule is 7x7 in Coden, Alabama ... alarm systems in accordance with BSEE and USCG regulations. · Operation and maintenance of all ...
Electrical CAD Designer
Mar 19
Birmingham, AL, USA
Taylor Technical Services, Inc.
Work with engineers, clients, and other CAD operators to complete assignments quickly and finish ... Detailed understanding of electrical systems (lighting, power and fire alarm) * Ability and ...
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