Surveillance Technician Salary

The average rate for a Surveillance Technician is $18.10 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases steeply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

$30,457 - $58,729
(Median)
$30K
$43K
$59K
MEDIAN: $42,729
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50%
90%

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$13.08 - $27.39
(Median)
$13
$18
$27
MEDIAN: $18.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$30,457 - $58,729  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,466  
Total Pay (?
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).
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$28,391 - $59,554  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 23
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$13.08 - $27.39  
   
Overtime
$20.87 - $42.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,466  
   
Total Pay (?
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).
)
$28,391 - $59,554  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 53
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Job Description for Surveillance Technician

  • Report on vulnerabilities, problems and violations of regulations.
  • Set up, monitor, maintain and upgrade surveillance equipment and software.
  • Observe facilities by video and in person to identify and mitigate risks.
  • Research and suggest equipment, procedures and cost-saving mechanisms.

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Pay by Experience Level for Surveillance Technician

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Surveillance Technician Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 26%

Late-Career
up arrow 21%

Experienced
up arrow 20%

National Average
$40,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
medical benefits
Vision: 79%
dental benefits
None: 12%
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