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Alarm Operator Salary
in Maryland, United States

$37,412 (USD)

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Salary Recap

The average pay for an Alarm Operator is $37,412 a year and $18 an hour in Maryland, United States. The average salary range for an Alarm Operator is between $28,469 and $44,797. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Maryland, 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 Maryland, United States

Small Equipment Operator
Dec 11
Elkridge, MD, USA
Waste Management
operator compact equipment waste Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran ... and alarms, and ensures proper operation. + Monitors and documents downtime. + Insures safety ...
Control Center Operator Supervisor
Nov 30
Woodlawn, MD, USA
Tier Tech International, Inc
Control Center Operator Supervisor FLSA Status: Non-exempt Summary: Control Center Operator ... alarm monitor, dispatch, camera monitor); • Be thoroughly familiar with the Control Center ...
Commercial Alarm Installer 1815612
Dec 11
Columbia, MD, USA
ADT Security
Perform installation of Customer's Commercial Security equipment including alarm systems, CCTV ... Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance ...
Dist Sys Operator II - PHI
Nov 29
Montgomery County, MD, USA
Manage real-time system alarm status and loading conditions. Perform system restoration during ... Maintain operating log in appropriate software, interruption reports and associated records to ...
Data Analyst I - MC
Nov 30
Suitland, United States
Constellis was established in 2010 by a group of operators and investors who sought to combine best ... Document alarm account notes/instructions/procedures in the appropriate areas in an alarm account ...