Surveillance Technician Salary
The average rate for a Surveillance Technician is $17.35 per hour. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job.
|Salary||$32,966 - $63,320|
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XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).)
|$25,598 - $62,261|
|Hourly Rate||$11.56 - $28.80|
|Overtime||$22.81 - $43.40|
|Total Pay (||$25,598 - $62,261|
Job Description for Surveillance Technician
Surveillance technicians work with surveillance systems to ensure that they are functioning properly, and are primarily responsible for installing and maintaining these systems for businesses, which includes installing hardware, software, cables, and user workstations.Read More...
Surveillance technicians must always stay up-to-date with regulation codes and control standards to ensure that the company's surveillance is within guidelines for certain locations. This work requires daily monitoring of all surveillance equipment to ensure proper working order and provide upgrades, maintenance, and routine cleaning. They must also provide monthly backups of surveillance systems, work with technical support to resolve system problems, and maintain adequate inventory of equipment and tools.
This position requires a great deal of knowledge of surveillance equipment and how it operates, as well as communication and interpersonal skills to work well with others. They may work with managers or supervisors within the organization, as well as other employees in need of a particular piece of surveillance. An associate's degree may be a minimum requirement for this position, and some employers require years of prior experience in the field. Hours can vary depending on the employer and location, and some work during regular business hours while others work evenings and nights. (Copyright 2017 PayScale.com)
Surveillance Technician Tasks
- Observe facilities by video and in person to identify and mitigate risks.
- Research and suggest equipment, procedures and cost-saving mechanisms.
- Report on vulnerabilities, problems and violations of regulations.
- Set up, monitor, maintain and upgrade surveillance equipment and software.
Surveillance Technician Job Listings
Pay by Experience Level for Surveillance Technician
Pay by Experience for a Surveillance Technician has a positive trend. An entry-level Surveillance Technician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $33,000 based on 23 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Surveillance Technician with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $37,000 based on 12 salaries. An experienced Surveillance Technician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 14 salaries. A Surveillance Technician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $56,000 based on 6 salaries.
Key Stats for Surveillance Technician
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