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Alarm Operator Salary
in Delaware, United States

$35,982 (USD)

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Salary Recap

The average pay for an Alarm Operator is $35,982 a year and $17 an hour in Delaware, United States. The average salary range for an Alarm Operator is between $27,381 and $43,085. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Delaware, 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.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2023:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Alarm Operator Job Listings for Delaware, United States

Mid Level Property Management Position
Nov 17
Wilmington, DE, USA
Winner Automotive Group
Securing properties by contracting with security and fire alarm companies. Initiating, installing ... Since we began, we have been a family-owned and operated organization focused on the satisfaction ...
Oct 9
Lewes, DE, USA
Beebe Healthcare
Perform routine inspections including visual inspections of computer equipment, switches, valves, gauges, alarms, safety devices and meters and ensure that equipment is operating efficiently and ...