Surveillance Technician Salary

The average rate for a Surveillance Technician is $17.16 per hour. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job.

$31,943 - $61,212
$32K
$44K
$61K
MEDIAN: $43,718
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50%
90%

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$12.00 - $27.30
$12
$17
$27
MEDIAN: $17.16
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$31,943 - $61,212  
   
Bonus
$989  
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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$26,755 - $61,318  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 13
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$12.00 - $27.30  
   
Overtime
$22.27 - $43.40  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$989  
   
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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$26,755 - $61,318  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 39

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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.

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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.

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Pay by Experience Level for Surveillance Technician

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

Key Stats for Surveillance Technician

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
12%
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Experience Affects Surveillance Technician Salaries

Late-Career
▲48%

Experienced
▲30%

National Average
$38,000

Mid-Career
▼1%

Entry-Level
▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 88%
vision benefits
Vision: 78%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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